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There are different causes of Dry Eye Disease, and, not surprisingly, there are different ways to treat Dry Eye Disease.
Dr. Elaine Happ, OD owns a vision center that offers comprehensive treatment for dry eye disease. “I have developed a treatment protocol that takes into account that each individual will respond differently to treatment.”
Computer Vision Syndrome Affecting 100 Million Americans
Some 100 million American workers are affected by computer eyestrain, a symptom of Computer Vision Syndrome, according to Dr. Elaine Happ, Therapeutic Optometrist
We often hear the question, “what is the most nder-diagnosed eye disease?”
While people routinely describe their symptoms of dry eyes to their eye doctor, Dry Eye Disease is one of the most under-diagnosed ocular diseases.
An estimated 10 million Americans show evidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a progressive eye condition that can destroy “straight-ahead” vision, according to Uptown Eye Care’s Dr. Elaine Happ, Therapeutic Optometrist.
An unbalanced tear film will be manifest in ocular discomfort and damage to the surface of your eyes. This condition is known as Dry Eye Disease. The best way to measure the extent of this imbalance is to have your eye doctor measure your tear film osmolarity.
Age-related macular degeneration, often called AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 65 and older. Because this group makes up an increasingly larger percentage of the population, vision loss from macular degeneration is a growing problem.