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Entries by Pierre Sekla

Rosacea and ocular rosacea

Did you know that the vast majority of people with rosacea face skin also have ocular rosacea? Rosacea is a common inflammatory condition of the skin and sometimes eyelids that causes redness, pimples and swelling on the face. In the presence of ocular rosacea, the eyes and eyelids are red and uncomfortable. Millions of people […]

Dry Eye and Eye exam

Whether or not you have dry eye, the fact remains that an eye exam at your optometrist is still very important. It is advisable to have your eyes examined at least once a year. The sight examination performed by your optometrist can detect the potential presence of eye diseases. Optometrists do more than simply measure […]

Dry eyes and dry skin

As many people who suffer from dry eye also report dryness of the skin, we thought to introduce an article that deals with dry skin. What is dry skin? The skin dries out due to the deterioration of the natural barrier that maintains its hydration. This can lead to more serious conditions, such as eczema. […]

Pink Eye Symptoms

The pink eye symptoms may vary depending on the cause but usually includes redness or swelling of the white of the eye or inside the eyelids. Your eyes could be also more watery than usual. Depending on the causes, you can feel that your eyes or eyelids are itchy, irritated or a burning sensation. You […]

Blepharitis and Lid Hygiene

Blepharitis is a chronic disease caused by dysfonction of the oil glands in the eyelid. Lid Hygiene is important to remove oil and debris from the eyelid margin on a daily basis. Blepharitis Blepharitis is a chronic disease caused by dysfonction of the oil glands in the eyelid. Normally, these glands produce the oil component […]

Blink to relieve dry eye

Blink often to relieve dry eye. This article discusses the importance of blinking in the fight against dry eye. Blinking eyes may seem trivial, but it is actually extremely important to keep your eyes healthy and well hydrated. Indeed, each movement that is made to blink helps redistribute a new layer of tears on the […]

Eye protection against the wind

Lately, I went on a great trip to San Francisco in northern California. San Francisco is a mountainous city in a peninsula surrounded on one side by the Pacific Ocean and on the other by the San Francisco Bay. The geographical location of this city makes the climate is often windy and cool. Fortunately for […]

Bell’s palsy and Dry Eye

Bell’s palsy is a temporary facial paralysis often due to damage or trauma to facial nerves. Symptoms may include twitching, weakness, drooping eyelid or corner of the mouth, drooling, and dry eye or mouth. The causes of this condition are not known but we think it may be due to a viral infection that can cause […]

Dry Eye Discussion Forum

Apart from selling products for the relief of dry eye symptoms, the Dry Eye Store is not only a shop, it is also a place where you can chat with other people about anything related to dry eyes . Dry Eye online chat There are several ways to exchange and discuss with others about dry […]

Baby Shampoo, Blepharitis and Dry Eyes

Update on Baby Shampoo use in the treatment of Eyelid disorders such as Blepharitis and Dry Eyes. Since  1950, doctors have been prescribing cleaning care of the lid margin with an ever-evolving list of products. Certainly, we can all remember counseling our patients in the use of diluted “tear-free baby shampoo” in heroic efforts to […]