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Is it Allergies or Dry Eye?

Spring is a delightful time in the Virginia Beach area, full of sunshine, warmth, and local strawberries. Unfortunately, the blooms and blossoms of spring can trigger allergies that cause eye irritation, and the seasonal changes can also provoke a flare-up of dry eye symptoms. If you find yourself with itchy,... Read More

TrueTear Dry Eye Treatment Now Available at Virginia Eye Consultants

Virginia Eye Consultants is pleased to announce we are the first practice in the area to offer the innovative TrueTear™ treatment for dry eye. Having recently obtained FDA-clearance, the TrueTear™ Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator is an exciting new solution for patients suffering from chronic dry eye. The device offers a non-invasive... Read More

What to Know About Dry Eye

Do your eyes water frequently? Have you noticed blurred vision or a gritty feeling in your eyes? Believe it or not, these are all common symptoms of dry eye disease. Our team at Virginia Eye Consultants offers effective diagnosis and treatment for dry eye to help ease your discomfort and... Read More

Virginia Eye Consultants at Optometry’s Meeting in Boston

Virginia Eye Consultants is proud to be a leader in clinical care, clinical research and clinical education. This past week, Drs. Koetting and Whitley represented us at the 2016 Optometry’s Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.  Both presented several lectures at the meeting and Dr. Koetting was heavily involved with the paraoptometric program and... Read More

What Causes Dry Eye?

Dry eye disease is a chronic condition that can result from a number of causes. Although its complete reversal may not be possible, the symptoms can be effectively managed. To treat your condition, our experienced eye care team will first determine the most likely cause of your unique case. According... Read More

What Can I Do to Treat Dry Eye?

With July being Dry Eye Awareness Month, our team is committed, more than ever, to helping spread the word on the chronic condition and how it can be treated. As an Accredited Dry Eye Center of Excellence, our staff utilizes advanced diagnostic methods to figure out the patient’s underlying cause... Read More

What Causes Dry Eye?

It is estimated that almost 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from dry eye disease, with the vast majority of these individuals remaining undiagnosed and untreated. With the chronic condition being such an irritating and prevalent problem, our team at Virginia Eye Consultants strives to create awareness on its... Read More

Dr. Yeu has LipiFlow at Virginia Eye Consultants!

Elizabeth Yeu, M.D., one of our fellowship trained, board certified ophthalmologists, had the LipiFlow® procedure performed on her own eyes at Virginia Eye Consultants!  LipiFlow® is a revolutionary FDA-approved procedure that treats the root cause, not just the symptoms, of Evaporative Dry Eye.  LipiFlow® has been proven to provide real, lasting... Read More

Dr. Sheppard: Co-Principal Investigator in Ground-Breaking Dry Eye Study

A study performed at Virginia Eye Consultants shows that daily dietary supplementation with a unique combination of omega fatty acids (GLA, EPA and DHA) for six months is effective in improving ocular irritation symptoms and halting the progressions of moderate to severe dry eye. The clinical trial was conducted at... Read More

July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month

July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month. Dry eye disease is a multi-factorial disease that affects an estimated 25 million people in the United States alone. It is often under-recognized and under-diagnosed. One of the latest devices in dry eye technology is the TearLab Osmolarity System. By using the TearLab,... Read More

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