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April 3 2019

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What’s New at Koetting Eye Center?

Acuvue Oasys with Transitions are here!

How about a contact lens that turns darker outside and lightens again when you’re inside? Well, that’s exactly what the new Acuvue Oasys with Transitions can do. Designed to help people who are bothered by bright light either indoors or outdoors,these revolutionary lenses are now available at Koetting Eye Center. This lens “knows to adapt” in moments when you’re bothered by bright light, like going outdoors from dark interiors, playing sports in changing light conditions, or adjusting to digital screens. And, as an added bonus, these lenses block harmful UVand blue light radiation from reaching the back of the eye. For more information please call us at 314-863-0000 or ask about this exciting new technology next time you visit our office.

If your eyes are dry you’re not alone:

Many people, especially this time of year, suffer from “dry eyes”. There can be many reasons for dry eye, including hormonal changes and aging as well as a number of other causes. By far the number one cause of dry eye is a condition called meibomian gland dysfunction or MGD. In fact approximately 86% of patients with dry eye have MGD. The meibomian glands line the upper and lower eyelids and secrete oils that are important to a healthy tear film. If these glands become deficient, as they often may, the tear evaporates quickly and may cause a dry, scratchy and burning sensation. While MGD is chronic and progressive, if caught early it can be treated by a number of means. One treatment includes a procedure called LipiFlow, a non-invasive procedure which uses the precise application of heat and gentle massage to the inside of the eyelids which can restore secretion of these essential oils and help relieve the symptoms of dry eye. If you have concerns about chronic dry eye please discuss it with one of our doctors next time you’re in our office.

Quality Eye Wear :

When it comes to eye wear, don’t be confused by crazy low priced offers for on-line and in-store prescription eye glasses. Your visual comfort and success depends on the quality of materials used. We at Koetting Eye Center will recommend the materials that are right for your particular needs. Please feel free to stop in and ask our Opticians about what might be right for you.

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