Monthly Archives: May 2016

ITCHY? YOUR ALLERGIES MIGHT BE DRY EYE SYNDROME

Summertime is the prime season for red, itchy eyes caused by allergies. Pollens and other irritants in the dry air can cause your immune system to react by producing histamines, in turn causing your eyes to become inflamed and uncomfortable. However, not all symptoms of itchy, watery eyes are due to allergies, and it’s important [...]

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BRILL EYE CENTER IS A TOUR DE BBQ SPONSOR

Brill Eye Center is proud to be a sponsor of this event. The Tour de BBQ believes in supporting national and local efforts in the fight against cancer. Proceeds from the event support LIVESTRONG and The University of Kansas Cancer Center. Lance Armstrong Foundation Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong [...]

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MEIBOMIAN GLAND DYSFUNCTION: DRY EYE EXPLAINED

What Are the Meibomian Glands? In the 1600s, Heinrich Meibom named these special type of sebaceous glands in the deeper layer of the upper and lower eyelids that normally secrete a clear oil that prevents the evaporation of the eye’s watery layer of tears. This lipid secretion is referred to as “meibum” and serves to [...]

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