Suffering from sore, red or itchy eyes? You could have an eye condition

Visiting the optician is not just about checking whether or not you need a prescription to correct your vision. We can also identify and diagnose certain health conditions involving your eyes too, such as the ones explained below:

Dry eyes – At Harris Opticians we specialise in the treatment of Dry Eye.This can be a very uncomfortable and disturbing condition that is also very common.It is generally the effect of what is called Meibomium Gland Disfunction or MGD. The Meibomium glands are situated on the rims of your eyelids and secrete lubricants to keep your eyes moist.If the glands become blocked then your eyes dry out and can become painful. Artificial tear drops can help.