Did you know that facial acne is related to dry eyes? Both conditions involve glands that are supposed to produce an oily substance. However for different reasons these oil glands stop producing the proper way due to inflammation. In each of your eyelids there are around 50 large glands (called meibomian glands), that produce the oil component of the tears. These oils allow for lubrication of the eyelids as you blink, slow tear evaporation, and stable vision. Thankfully the eyelid glands do not swell and turn as red as the glands in the skin do for acne. There are many treatments available for this type of dry eye that also help resolve acne.
At Insight Eyecare we can help you with your Dry Eye Disease and also improve facial Acne by different medications or light based therapy. Both of these conditions get worse with time and scar the glands involved. Avoid this permanent damage and permanent dry eye by scheduling with us now!