15% VisiVite Sale to Celebrate Dry Eye Awareness Month

VisiVite is offering a 15% discount now through July 31, 2019 on every one of their dry eye products. READ MORE…

Post-menopausal women at higher risk of chronic dry eye.

Women who have undergone menopause are at a higher risk of developing chronic dry eye due to the hormonal changes. A reduction in the production of both estrogen and progesterone can affect the tear film composition. Symptoms of dry eye can include, burning or scratchy sensation in the eyes, sensitivity to light, difficulty with nighttime […]

New dry eye therapy for Sjogren’s patients

Patients with Sjogren’s syndrome suffer from severe dry eye which is caused by their immune system attacking the glands that make tears. The dry eye symptoms of Sjogren’s Syndrome can be disabling, causing severe eye pain and extreme light sensitivity. Currently, there are only two FDA approved drugs to treat dry eye and they are […]

Survey Says…Macular Degeneration Tops List for VisiVite Usage

Of the more than 300 responses in VisiVite Eye Vitamins survey, nearly two-thirds use them because they have a diagnosis of Macular Degeneration, a potentially blinding eye disease more likely to occur as people age. Rounding out the list as reasons people take VisiVite were General Eye Problems, Family History of Eye Problems, Dry Eye […]

Omega 3s are NOT ENOUGH for Dry Eye

The research on Omega 3 fatty acids alone for the treatment of dry eye is a mixed bag, with some studies showing benefit, while others show none. We’re not surprised. Omega 3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory benefits, but only address the lacrimal gland function. And even expensive and potent chemotherapeutic agents such as the prescription […]

Dry Eye Supplement Sales Exceed Expectations

Quench TG-1000, is the company’s fastest selling new supplement for eye health. Manufactured by Vitamin Science, one of the country’s leading suppliers of natural ingredients for eye health, VisiVite Quench TG-1000 has been embraced by patients and doctors for its tolerability and effectiveness in relieving dry eye symptoms. Quench TG-1000 is based upon Dr. Paul […]

“If I’ve got dry eyes, why am I tearing all the time?”

If you’ve got Dry Eye Syndrome, your tear glands can’t keep up with the rapid evaporation. This is especially common in women over the age of 30.

Quiz: What do Dry Eye and Natural Killers have in common?

A new study sheds light on the early cellular cause of dry eye disease, which is due to inflammation caused by Natural Killer cells.

Patients with facial paralysis find benefit from eye surgery

A recent study published in the March issue of the journal Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery reveals that eye surgery can improve dry eye symptoms and the quality of life for people suffering from facial paralysis.

Cyclosporine is effective in treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome

For people suffering from severe forms of dry eye, relief may be found in the form of cyclosporine.