Allergies

Many people experience eye problems at some point in time. Some can be minor and easily treated at home while others need a specialist’s care. Eye problems like dry eye disease need treatment from a specialist. 

Iconic Eyecare located in Surrey, BC is committed to providing advanced vision care in a professional and comfortable environment. As an optometrist in Surrey, our primary eye care service includes a complete eye exam that analyzes eye health and vision function. We also provide testing for glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Our Surrey optometrist also offers glasses, contact lenses, and pre-and post-operative care.

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What You Need to Know About Eye Allergies 

Dry eye is a syndrome caused by the body’s inability to produce adequate tears which lubricate the eye. The adequacy of tears depends on both quality and quantity. If the body produces poor quality tears or insufficient tears, it can lead to dry eyes. Dry eyes can cause a burning or stinging sensation which can lead to damage if left untreated. People who experience dry eyes have sensitivity to light and blurry vision.

Poor quality tears can arise due to hormonal changes, eye allergies, and autoimmune disorders. Your tears may evaporate quickly if you have eye allergies, a vitamin A deficiency, or blink less often than average. 

At Iconic Eyecare in Surrey, we can help patients suffering from dry eye disease by alleviating eye pain and restoring lubrication to their eyes. 

Eye and Vision Exams

At Iconic Eyecare, we strive to provide comprehensive primary eye care to the whole family. Preventative and routine eye exams are important for maintaining good eye health. Often, eye and vision problems do not have obvious symptoms or signs but are easily diagnosed by a licensed optometrist. By diagnosing eye and vision conditions early on, our optometrist can provide treatment options and in many cases restore or prevent vision loss. 

What to Expect

During an eye exam, an optometrist will ask you questions about any symptoms you could be experiencing, any medication you are currently taking, any blurry vision, and your general health. We will also discuss family history and previous eye conditions during this part of the examination. Our optometrist will consider this information when determining any treatment.

Regular Vision Testing

Regular vision testing is important because it ensures that you maintain a very clear vision. Our Surrey optometrist provides regular vision acuity tests as part of a comprehensive eye exam. The Optometrist will measure how each eye is seeing by using a wall eye chart and a reading eye chart. Depending on the results of your examination our optometrist may prescribe either correcting glasses, eye exercises, or contacts.

Contact Us Now For Eye Allergy Treatment

At Iconic Eyecare, we are fully dedicated to improving and preserving sight. We offer many eye care services, from routine exams to the treatment of eye diseases. Dr. Hetul Modi, Dr. Guramritpal Dhott, and our highly skilled team welcome you to our practice where we strive to make patients feel at home. This personal care and individualized attention are why people throughout the Surrey area come to Iconic Eyecare for all their vision health needs. To learn more about eye allergies or to schedule an appointment, call us today at (604) 385-6396.

 

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