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Menopause and Dry Eyes: A Surprising Connection

Menopause isn’t just the Red Hat society and forgetting your car keys. Sometimes it can lead to surprising physical symptoms—beyond the obvious. Dry eye can happen to anyone, but moving from one stage of life to another can make women more susceptible to this condition. 

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Dr. Rautio’s Solutions to Dry Eyes

As an optometrist specializing in the treatment of dry eye diseases (DED), I have found that screening for and treating the associated Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) has led to significant improvement in patient comfort and long-term resolution of their condition. …

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Can Treating MGD Treat Your Dry Eyes?

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) could be one of the most common chronic eye problems of which you’ve never heard. To start, though, you should probably know a little bit about the glands themselves. The Meibomian glands are sebaceous glands, or …

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