Dry Eye

Clear, Comfortable Eyes: Relieve Dryness, See the World with Ease

At Mission Family Optometry, we understand the discomfort and frustration caused by dry eye syndrome. Dry eye occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly.. If you're experiencing symptoms such as itchiness, redness, stinging, or a gritty sensation in your eyes, we're here to help. Our dedicated team is committed to providing effective treatment options to relieve your dry eye symptoms and improve your overall eye health.

To address dry eye syndrome, we offer advanced treatment options, including TearCare and Zest. These treatments have shown exceptional results in providing relief and restoring moisture to the eyes.



TearCare is an innovative and personalized treatment that targets the root causes of dry eye. It utilizes an FDA-approved device to deliver controlled, therapeutic heat directly to the eyelids, stimulating the natural production of oils in the meibomian glands. By improving the quality of the tears, TearCare helps alleviate dry eye symptoms, such as irritation and dryness. This non-invasive procedure is painless and typically completed within minutes. Many patients experience significant improvement in their dry eye symptoms after just a few treatments.

Benefits of TearCare:

Benefits of TearCare:

  • Enhanced tear film: TearCare promotes the secretion of natural oils, improving the quality of tears and reducing dryness.

  • Quick and convenient: The treatment is performed in-office, and each session is generally completed within a short period.

  • Customized approach: TearCare is tailored to each patient's specific needs, ensuring personalized treatment for optimal results.

TearCare with patient


Zest is a comprehensive dry eye treatment that offers long-lasting relief by targeting multiple aspects of dry eye syndrome. This therapy combines the use of preservative-free eye drops, warm compresses, and lid hygiene techniques. The preservative-free eye drops provide instant lubrication and soothing to the eyes, while warm compresses help stimulate tear production and alleviate symptoms. By incorporating proper lid hygiene practices, Zest helps maintain healthy eyelids, preventing inflammation and blockage of the meibomian glands.

Benefits of Zest:

  • Multi-modal approach: Zest combines different treatment techniques to address various causes and symptoms of dry eye syndrome effectively.

  • Versatile and adaptable: Zest can be customized to suit the severity of your dry eye condition, providing a tailored treatment plan.

  • Ease of use: With straightforward instructions and readily available components, Zest is easy to incorporate into your daily routine.

Benefits of Zest

​​​​​​​Don't let dry eye syndrome hinder your daily activities and overall well-being. Visit Mission Family Optometry, and let us help you experience the relief and comfort you deserve.

Please consult with our staff for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Schedule your appointment today and take the first step towards healthier, more comfortable eyes.

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