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Dry Eye and LASIK

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on May 25, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Dry eye syndrome is the most common side effect of LASIK, with as high as 95% of patients reporting dry eyes after surgery. But it is important to keep in mind that as high as 75% of patients have dry eye before surgery

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Topics: dry eye, lasik

Dry Eye Treatment Options Covered by Most Insurance Carriers

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on May 18, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Treatment for dry eyes is usually covered under your major medical insurance and not typically covered under supplemental vision insurance. 

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Topics: dry eye, health insurance

What Does a Dry Eye Feel Like?

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on May 11, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Dry eye comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s different for each person. While I often refer to it as the “Sands of the Sahara,” as in itchy and scratchy eyes, it can also be too much tearing or excess mucous. 

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Topics: dry eye

Why Vision Source Plano Is the Best Specialist in Plano for Solving Dry Eye

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Apr 27, 2016 8:30:00 AM

In my previous post, “How to Choose a Dry Eye Specialist,” I discussed the three keys to look for: expertise, experience, and excellence. Those three Es are central in choosing a doctor to treat any ailment. So, how do I stack up on that list?

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Topics: plano optometrist, dry eye, dry eye solutions, dry eye specialist

How to Choose a Dry Eye Specialist

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Apr 20, 2016 8:30:00 AM

If you’ve been following the Dry Eye Series on my blog, you’re aware of the wide range of causes and treatments to alleviate dry eye symptoms and provide long term care. 

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Topics: dry eye, dry eye solutions, dry eye specialist

Five Dry Eye Treatments Unheard of by Most People

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Apr 13, 2016 10:16:29 AM

There are many, many options for treating dry eyes, most of which are either new or just haven’t been thought of in a long time. With this in mind, I’ve developed a list of five categories of treatment and tried to give you a broad insight into what’s available. 

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Topics: eye drops, dry eye, dry eye solutions, eye wash

How to Combat Dry Eye Flare Ups

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Apr 6, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Research has shown a surge in dry eye cases tied to spring allergies. You can read about the findings at Science Daily’s Rise in Spring Allergen’s Linked to Increased Dry Eye Cases

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Topics: dry eye, dry eye solutions

Top 10 Dry Eye Symptoms

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Mar 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM

I’ve written extensively about dry eyes based on my decades of experience treating all types of dry eyes. In fact, I’ve founded a special dry eye treatment center here at Vision Source Plano.

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Topics: sensitivity to light, redness, dry sensation, dry eye, burning

Do Dry Eyes Point to Arthritis, Diabetes, or Other Health Risks?

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Mar 16, 2016 8:30:00 AM

I really like the quote: “The eye is like a microcosm of the entire body within a small little ball.” This quote is from Dr. Sunir J. Garg in the article “6 Ways Arthritis Can Affect Your Eyes on the Arthritis Foundation website. 

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Topics: arthritis, diabetes, dry eye

Sjögren’s Syndrome vs. Dry Eyes

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Mar 9, 2016 8:30:00 AM

I see quite a number of patients reporting dry eye syndrome. With over three million cases treated each year and 5% of Americans complaining of some form of dry eye, you can see why.

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Topics: Sjögren’s Syndrome, dry eye