Nasal Spray Treats Dry Eye

Featured Image for Dry Eye

Last October the FDA approved a nasal spray (Tyrvaya™) to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. The nasal spray contains a varenicline solution that binds to receptors in the nasal mucosa and activates the trigeminal nerve which in turn promotes tear production. Varenicline taken orally is used to help stop smoking. It…

Read More

Dry Eyes and Winter Time

Featured Image for Dry Eyes

Dry eye is a common eye condition and often gets worse during the winter when there is less humidity and we spend more time indoors…with the heat on. The tear film our eyes produce is crucial to the health and comfort of our eyes. Dry eyes can cause redness, stinging, a gritty sensation or a…

Read More