Dry Eye: It's Not Just a Winter Problem!
by Dr Danielle Alperin OD, Dry Eye Specialist
Here in Michigan, we often think of winter as the worst season for dry eyes but as it turns out summer isn’t much better! Whether it is more time spent outdoors on the lake and in the pool or your air conditioning that is on full blast when indoors, it’s important to recognize how each of these can affect the eyes and even more importantly- what can be done about it!
Typically, when we think of UV exposure it is regarding sunscreen-specifically, wearing enough of it to protect your skin, but it is just as essential to protect your eyes from those same UV rays.