Dye eye is a common condition in dry, sunny areas like Yakima. There are a variety of management options for dry eye which will improve patient comfort
and vision. Depending on the severity of the dry eye the doctors may recommend artificial tear/lubricating drops, punctual plugs, Restasis, and/or surgery.
Common complaints reported by patient with dry eyes:
Diabetic patients should have a dilated retinal examination each year. Early detection and treatment has been proven
to slow the progression of diabetic eye disease. Diabetes often stimulates the growth of new blood vessels in the back of the eye, which ultimately leak and damage the retina. Undetected retinal changes may lead to permanent vision loss.