Dry Eye Therapy in Ajax

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Most of us will experience dry eyes at some point in our lives. Whether it’s from staring at a computer for too long or because we’re in a new environment, dry eye is an uncomfortable eye condition that can be temporary or chronic. 

Dry eye can be caused by several factors and can become harmful if left untreated. Fortunately, we can help you find relief from your dry eye.

If you think you may be suffering from dry eye, book an appointment to see how our therapies can help you!

What is Dry Eye Syndrome? 

Dry eye syndrome is defined as a lack of lubrication and moisture on the eye’s surface. This is usually due to an issue with the tears.

Our tears are made up of 3 components, and all 3 are equally needed to keep your eyes healthy and comfortable. 

These 3 components of tears are:

Each component of the tear film serves an important purpose, and a lack of any of these components can lead to one of two types of dry eye: 

Evaporative Dry Eye

Evaporative dry eye is the most common form of dry eye and occurs when there is a lack of the lipid or mucous component in your tears. Without these, your tears evaporate too quickly, which causes your eyes to dry out.

Aqueous deficient dry eye is the less common form of dry eye and occurs when there isn’t enough of the aqueous layer in the tear film. When this happens, your eye can’t produce enough tears to keep your eyes moist.

Causes & Symptoms of Dry Eye


A variety of factors can cause dry eyes. Some of the many potential causes of dry eyes include:

Symptoms of dry eye can affect one or both eyes and include:

How Do We Treat Dry Eye? 

There are many medications and procedures available to treat dry eye disease. Common dry eye treatments include: 

Find Us in Ajax

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The Optical Connection is located in the Durham Centre Mall, where you can find a chic outfit to match your new glasses.

Where Can I Park?

You’ll find plenty of parking in the Durham Centre Mall parking lot.

Our Address

  • 140 Kingston Rd E Unit K001
  • Ajax, ON L1Z 1G1

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Our Business Hours

  • Monday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM 6:00 PM

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