Acute vs. Chronic Dry Eye

Acute vs. Chronic Dry Eye

"This frustrating dry eye condition is just not linear... it does not get worse nor better on a straight path!"   Chronic dry eye tends to be punctuated with acute bouts.   The management of these phases are very different.

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May 31, 2024 — Jason Morris
How can non-preserved drops last longer?

How can non-preserved drops last longer?

How can eye drops with no preservatives last 3mth... 6mths...12mths after opening?!  It is logical to believe that eye drops with preservative last longer. 

Why is this logic incorrect?

April 22, 2024 — Jason Morris
i-vu Omega 3

What is the most potent Omega 3 that we have found?

Find a convenient table that contrasts various mEYEspa Omega 3 options and costs to get Dr. Morris' minimum therapeutic recommendation for Dry Eye management

Compare now!

 

March 20, 2024 — Jason Morris
Tags: DryEye
Vision Essence Price Advertising Restriction

Vision Essence Price Advertising Restriction

As of January 2024, we have been restricted from advertising our clinic's pricing for Vision Essence because it is below the amount set by the manufacturer. 

 What is the lower in-clinic price?    Access here...

January 22, 2024 — Jason Morris
Dry Eye?  But my eyes tear constantly!

Dry Eye? But my eyes tear constantly!

Between you and I, let's rename 'Dry Eye'.  It is a poor umbrella term that encompasses many different ocular surface and corneal issues. 

What should we call it??

January 03, 2024 — Jason Morris
Tags: DryEye
Safe Eye Whitening

Safe Eye Whitening

Our clinic is close to the US border.  Before its recent Health Canada approval, we had patients crossing into Michigan to buy this medication because of its unmatched effectiveness.

What is it?

October 13, 2023 — Jason Morris
mEYEspa Dry Eye

Can Glaucoma cause Dry Eyes?

If you are currently using standard glaucoma medications then there is a very good chance that you also have dry eye issues.     What can you do?

September 22, 2023 — Jason Morris
Dangerous Fake Medication.  Are my Eye Drops & Eye Vitamins Authentic?

Dangerous Fake Medication. Are my Eye Drops & Eye Vitamins Authentic?

Fake or counterfeit eye-related products such as eye drops and vitamins are a relatively new phenomenon.  This is dangerous not only because the content is now unknown but patients that are not receiving a proper supplement will have increased risk of vision loss.  Imitation product creeps into the market though three channels...   Read more

September 03, 2023 — Jason Morris
#1 Reason Why Dry Eye Treatments Fail

#1 Reason Why Dry Eye Treatments Fail

I have been seeing patients for eye care for 25 years.  Over that time there has been much more formal definition and diagnostics for dry eye... there have been many new innovative products to treat dry eye...

So what is the #1 reason why many dry eye treatments fail?  

June 07, 2023 — Jason Morris
Gritchy Eyes?

Gritchy Eyes?

A recent patient of mine came up with this perfect description for the way her eyelids felt... Gritchy.

What did she mean and what causes this?

 

January 15, 2023 — Jason Morris
I wonder if this eye drop is still ok?

I wonder if this eye drop is still ok?

Scenario: you dig an eye drop bottle from deep in your travel bag.   Expiration date on the worn label is next month .. is this drop still ok to put in your eye?

Maybe... Maybe not...

October 02, 2022 — Jason Morris
Do you blink to clear?

Do you blink to clear?

I suggest that clinically I see many patients mis-attribute transient screen blur to their glasses.  This is most likely dry eye and counseling on drop use is usually met with some skepticism!

What are my recommendations?

March 07, 2022 — Jason Morris