What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

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Dry eye syndrome is a condition in which there is an insufficient production of tears, leaving the eye without proper moisture and lubrication. This condition affects millions of individuals worldwide and is the most common reason that patients visit their eye doctor.

Is treatment right for me?

  • Are you experiencing stinging and itching of the eyes?
  • Are you experiencing excess tearing or sensitivity to light?
  • Do you have inflammation or redness in one or both eyes?

Dry eye syndrome is entirely treatable. A temporary solution is the use of over-the-counter artificial tears to lubricate the cornea. However, this approach does not address the underlying problem, which is often inflammation. To combat this, there’s an FDA-approved prescription eye drop called restasis that decreases inflammation, preventing further eye damage and aiding the eye in creating more efficient lubrication.

Should the above approaches prove ineffective in improving your vision, or to reduce dependency on drops, Katzen Eye Group offers a solution called the Palomar Laser System that unblocks tear glands and reduces the influx of inflammatory chemicals.

So don’t spend anymore time waiting. If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms, or have simply waited a little too long to get an eye exam, call Katzen Eye to book an appointment at our various locations.

 


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1209 York Road,
Lutherville, MD, 21093
410-821-9490
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Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

301 St Paul Pl
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-727-8380
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Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm

Ridge Road Professional Center
7106 Ridge Road
Rosedale, MD 21237
(410) 866-2022
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Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

3401 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive
Suite 202
Abingdon, MD 21009
410-569-0707
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Mon: 8am-4pm
Tue-Wed: 8am-6:30pm
Thu: 8am-5:30pm
Fri: 8am-4pm
Sat: 9am-1:30pm (2nd & 4th Saturdays)

111 Mt Carmel Rd #600
Parkton, MD 21120
410-329-6700
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Mon: 9am-6pm
Tues-Thurs: 9am-5pm
Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Sat: 8am-1pm (Open 2 Saturdays a month.)

310 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-833-5515
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21 Crossroads Drive
Owings Mills, MD 21117
443-738-4270
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Tues & Thur: 8am-5pm

901 Dulaney Valley Road
Suite 200
Towson, MD 21204
410-583-1000
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Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm