Category Archives: Dry Eyes

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Summertime Chronic Dry Eye Relief

Summertime days and nights can cause occasional dry eye symptoms to flare up – even in environmentally moist Portland, OR. When your dry eye is persistent, it should be addressed by a medical professional to rule out a serious internal condition. Natural tear production requires an internal chemical balance to efficiently lubricate the eyes. Symptoms […]


Fish Oil Could Be Good for Your Dry Eye

Dry and the Pacific Northwest aren’t usually terms that go together. There’s a reason firs and spruce grow to the size of skyscrapers up here.  So then how can your eyes be so dry? We’re not talking about occasional dryness on a windy dusty day or after spending hours in an overheated room on a […]


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More Fish Oil for Less Dry Eye

Lately in our Eye Clinic blog we’ve been talking about the potential for fish oil for treating dry eye. Since most of us are pretty fish-loving here in Portland, we thought maybe we have one more blog about fish oil and dry eye. We’ll even include how much you may want to take. Remind me […]


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More About Fish Oil and Dry Eye

We love our salmon (and its prevalent omega-3 fatty acids) here in the Pacific Northwest. That goes for our eyes, too! For the past couple blogs, we’ve been discussing dry eye and the possibility of treating or alleviating its symptoms with fish oil or flaxseed oil. Last month we wrote that fish oil appeared to […]


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Fish Oil or Flaxseed Oil for Dry Eye?

If you saw last month’s blog, we talked about dry eye, the condition where your eyes either produce tears of poor quality that evaporate too quickly or simply don’t produce enough tears to keep the eyes lubricated. One of the emerging treatments for dry eye is fish oil.   We’ve also had our Portland patients […]


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Look to Fish to Help Your Dry Eye

In Portland, with our damp winters and green surroundings, we don’t usually think of things being dry. But at The Eye Clinic, we have many patients with dry eye, a condition where the eyes aren’t sufficiently lubricated. While we treat dry eye with simple solutions such as artificial tears or more complex options such as […]


Dealing with Dry Eye

Dry eye sounds so innocuous, especially during our Portland winters. After all, indoors can be a desert thanks to forced heat systems. So your eyes are a little dry and itchy. It’s just the dry furnace air, right? Wrong. While the dry eye is a common condition, it needs to be properly diagnosed and treated […]



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