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Your Calgary Dry Eye Clinic

Your Calgary Dry Eye Clinic

Are you one of the estimated 3 in 10 Canadians that experience dry eye symptoms? Market Mall Optometry's Dry Eye Specialists can help!
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What Is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye is a common syndrome caused by a lack of moisture on the surface of the eye. Dry eyes are extremely common, and if left untreated, can cause constant eye irritation, eye infections, or vision loss.

Our Calgary optometrists provide comprehensive and personalized dry eye care for our patients. Treatments and eye care products can include artificial tears, prescription eye-drops, steroid eye-drops, punctual plugs, and warm compresses. We can take steps to determine what’s affecting your vision and provide effective treatment options specific to your needs.



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What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

There are various factors that cause dry eye syndrome:

  • Aging Certain medical conditions (including diabetes)
  • Wind, smoke or dry air
  • Working at a screen for long periods of time
  • Lasik Eye Surgery Imbalance in tear composition
  • Inflammation in the eyes
  • Medication

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Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome 

Symptoms of dry eye include, but are not limited to:

  • Itchy eyes
  • Sore eyes
  • Tearing
  • Redness
  • Burning sensation
  • Eye fatigue
  • Gritty feeling
  • Contact lens discomfort

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Do You Have Dry Eye Syndrome?

There are a variety factors that can determine whether you have Dry Eye Syndrome.

  • Have you experienced irritation or discomfort while watching TV or working on a computer?
  • Have your eyes felt too watery or dry in the last week?
  • Have you experienced a burning sensation in your eyes?
  • Do you have blurry vision?


Dry Eye Syndrome is a common condition that can be easily diagnosed and treated by our specialized team. If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, contact our NW Calgary Optometry Clinic in Market Mall and book an appointment today!


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Harmful Effects of Dry Eye

Not seeing your eye doctor after experiencing discomfort and various symptoms of dry eye can have harmful effects on your eyes. If left undiagnosed and untreated you may:

  • Experience more eye infections
  • Damage the surface of your eyes
  • Decrease your quality of life
  • Have blurred vision and increased light sensitivity

In order to maintain good eye health and your quality of life, it is essential that you seek treatment for this condition.


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Dry Eye Diagnosis

Our Calgary Optometrists use several tests and procedures to determine the cause of your dry eye which helps us provide the most effective solutions. These procedures include:


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Dry Eye Treatment

Treatments can include:

  • artificial tears
  • prescription eye-drops
  • steroid eye-drops
  • punctual plugs
  • warm compresses

Refer to our products page for more information. At Market Mall Optometry, your Calgary eye doctor will prescribe treatment that is specific to your needs.



Think You May Be Suffering From Dry Eye Syndrome?

If you think you may be suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome, visit us and seek treatment to avoid any harmful effects. At Market Mall Optometry, our Calgary Optometrists take the time to discuss the cause of your vision issues, and suggest treatment specific to your needs.


Contact Market Mall Optometry Today!

We are located next to Milestones by the North entrance of Market Mall.
Our knowledgable and professional staff can answer all your questions. Call us today at 403-286-4884 or fill out the form below:

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