Eye Conditions

Eye Conditions

Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, also known as pinkeye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid.
What Causes Pinkeye?

Pinkeye has a number of different causes, including:

  • Viruses
  • Bacteria (such as gonorrhea or chlamydia)
  • Irritants such as shampoos, dirt, smoke, and pool chlorine
  • Allergies, like dust, pollen, or a special type of allergy that affects some contact lens wearers

Pinkeye caused by some bacteria and viruses can spread easily from person to person, but is not a serious health risk if diagnosed promptly. Pinkeye in newborn babies, however, should be reported to a doctor immediately, as it could be a vision-threatening infection.


Dry Eye Treatment

Punctum plugs for dry eyes ( “Dry Eye Syndrome”)   Burn your eyes? Do you have a foreign body or dryness feeling in it? One in five ophthalmologists suffers from the so-called “dry eye syndrome” (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) .Untreated dry eyes can have serious consequences because the lacrimal fluid is an important factor in the eye health, including enzymes and antibodies that contain foreign particles, Bacteria, and viruses, and the oxygen supply is a source of oxygen and protection for our corneal and conjunctival membranes, and the causes of dry eyes are manifold: a natural deterioration in the production of tears is often caused by dry ambient air, air conditioning, screenwork, certain drugs, hormone disorders, etc. The most common triggers.   We can help you! First we examine the cause of your dry eye. However, some causes, such as the intake of certain medications, can not be simply turned off. In addition to conventional treatment methods, such as eye drops and ointments, we also use punctum plugs in our practice. These tubes are introduced into the lacrimal canal without pain. They are closed at the top with a small lid and prevent the tear fluid from being dissipated. The liquid can thus spread evenly over the eye.   What can you do yourself? Avoid dry room air and air conditioning. Use regular screen breaks during the screen work and blink between times deliberately. Wet the eyes regularly with a tear substitute or use eye sprays that are sprayed on the closed eye.   If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help.


Even when you’re happy, your eyes are full of tears. They provide moisture and lubrication to help you see and keep your peepers comfortable.

What’s in a tear? They’re a mix of:

Water, for moisture
Oils, for lubrication
Mucus, for even spreading
Antibodies and special proteins that keep infection at bay

The ingredients come from special glands around your eye. Dry eyes often mean your tear system is out of whack

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