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Dry Eye Treatment in La Porte

Offering Lasting Relief For Dry, Itchy & Gritty Eyes

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Tired of your eyes constantly watering?

Want to find a solution for your red, dry, itchy eyes?

Dry eye disease can seriously harm your quality of life. It can cause severe irritation and even infection in severe cases.

Symptoms of dry eye disease include:

  • Red, dry eyes
  • Itchiness in and around the eye
  • A gritty-feeling in the eye
  • Light sensitivity
  • Excessive watering of the eyes

Visit Frazier Eye Center for effective and lasting dry eye relief.

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How Dry Eye Disease Develops & How to Treat It

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Dry eye disease is an increasingly common eye condition that can happen either because the eye is not producing enough tears, or because tears are evaporating too quickly, leaving the eyes without enough moisture to function comfortably.

This can happen for several reasons including allergies, side effects from medications, hormonal changes, and illness.

Depending on the cause and exact symptoms of your dry eyes, our La Porte eye doctors will be able to prescribe treatments and medications aimed at increasing the amount of tears your eye produces and/or slowing the evaporation of tears to better hydrate your eyes.


What Are the Main Causes of Dry Eye?

  • Aging

    Dry eye disease tends to affect people over the age of 50. This is because tear production slows as we age. As the lacrimal glands produce fewer tears, dry eye develops.

  • Hormonal changes

    It's not uncommon for some women to experience dry eye symptoms during pregnancy, menopause, or while using birth control pills. That's because hormone imbalances can reduce tear production.

  • Autoimmune disease

    Certain autoimmune diseases, like Sjögren’s syndrome, can cause white blood cells to attack your tear glands, thus reducing tear production. Other diseases like arthritis, lupus, and diabetes can also cause poor or insufficient tear production.

  • Medications

    Certain medications can reduce mucus production (one of the 3 tear components) thus contributing to chronic dry eye.

    They include antihistamines, antidepressants, diuretics, and beta-blockers.

Note that this is just a handful of causes. There are many other factors that can contribute to dry eye, including pollution and dry air, allergies, poor tear quality, dehydration, contact lens wear, and more.


Dry Eyes Treatment in La Porte

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Hours
  • Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross
  • Medicare
  • MetLife
  • Spectera
  • United Healthcare
  • VSP
Patient Reviews
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- Jan. 05, 2024
I cannot say enough good things about this place. When you go in, they make you feel like they have ... known you forever...from the front desk staff to the doctors, techs, etc. Everyone was friendly, helpful and so pleasant. Barbara really stuck out to me and I love chatting with her when I go in for our contacts and glasses. I am looking forward to seeing her again when I pick up my daughter's contacts. Thank you all for being so great to us!
- Dec. 22, 2023
So I was a little nervous the first time I went in for my eye exam. I knew my eyesight had been gett... ing progressively worse since I turned 40. I was actually dreading even going to the appointment. From the moment I walked in the office that day, the staff welcomed me and made me feel immediately at home. They even had coffee in the waiting room. The doctor who did my eye exam was very kind and EXTREMELY good at her job but for me the real fun begins when I came out of the eye exam into the room where the frames are and I met the most helpful of them all and my personal favorite employee there..... Miss Barbara. I would just like to say that every single time I've been to the Fraser eye center Barbara has gone above and beyond to not only make me feel comfortable there but she has went out of her way to help me make choices and has made my experience the best it could possibly be. I truly think this woman deserves a raise she deserves something great because she made something that could have been extremely stressful, very pleasant and actually fun. She's always so helpful and she helped me pout my first frames because I had no idea what would look good on my face and she helped me pick out ones that I love and I would go nowhere else but here and there was nobody else but Barbara because she is the Bees knees in my book, and she definitely knows what she's talking about she is a professional a.t all she does . Thank you so much Barbara! You ROCK!!!!! Melea 😻
- Nov. 06, 2023
Dr Lisa Frazier is one of the best I know. Jessica and Dena and staff are great.
- Aug. 25, 2023
Everyone here is wonderful. I'm always happy with their service.
- Jul. 14, 2023
Best eye exam experience. Dr. Frazier is very thorough and she cares. The staff is amazing Dena is a... lways smiling in the front. Everyone is helpful and the offices are clean.
- Mar. 01, 2023
If I could give this place ten stars I would. Went today for the first with my son, the staff at the... front desk were so friendly made my visit so welcome, to the doctor who saw my son very explanatory about everything she was so sweet and cordial with us. To the lady who helped my son picked out his new glasses she so helpful and nice, I had never had such a great experience like this before. Highly recommend this place. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Aug. 09, 2022
Dr Ashley Olivarez is amazing. One of the nicest Dr. I have ever been to. If you are looking for a n... ew eye Dr. Look no further Dr Ashley is a sure bet.
- Oct. 04, 2021
A great visit !!Great job everything went very well ,Thank-you Mrs Frazier and staff very satisfied ... and Thank-you Rachel for helping me with my glasses. God bless👍😊
- Oct. 01, 2021
Great doctors and staff. Service was top notch.
- Sep. 29, 2021
I really appreciated how thorough my eye exam was for my dry eye problem. I didn’t have to jump th... rew hoops to get seen. The office staff did everything for me. I found a great eye clinic here close to home. Thank you to everyone at Frazier Eye Clinic. Be safe, healthy and blessed. 🦋
- Aug. 31, 2021
The decades of experience dr. Frazier has goes a long way!!! Best eye doctor I've been to !!!!!!
- Aug. 01, 2021
We have been going here for years. Staff very friendly and helpful. Definitely would recommend this ... place
- Feb. 26, 2021
This is the cleanest eyeglass place in the Laporte suburb of Houston. Dr. Frazier has the latest ey... e equipment to test your eyes. She is patient to answer all your questions and concerns. Also, her staff is very kind and Jessica can help you find eyeglasses plus she's an expert dealing with insurance companies which is a plus💗. She's very kind nice person to deal with.
- Feb. 23, 2021
The staff and the doctor were all extremely helpful and so nice. Took their time with my daughter. W... ould definitely recommend this practice. I'm thankful to them for making it an easy experience for my daughter.
- Jan. 31, 2021
Dr. Frazier and her staff have cared for me and my family for at least 20 years and we have always b... een pleased with the thoroughness, competency, gentle and caring way we have been treated. Not only do I recommend her but you are missing out if you are going anywhere else!
- Jan. 29, 2021
Frazier eye center got me in very quickly once i told them i was having bad eye pain. Took dr Frazie... r about 2 seconds to find something in my eye and another 2 seconds to get it out. So thankful for her!
- Dec. 06, 2020
Highly Recommend Frazier Eye Center! I have major eye issues and Dr Frazier explained everything th... at was going on with my eyes. Very professional office, equipment and staff! Thank you Frazier Eye Center!
- Nov. 18, 2020
Excellent staff, excellent care, complete covid protection practices. Dr was exceptionally caring an... d kind.
- Nov. 14, 2020
Extremely thorough first time eye exam for prescription glasses. . Far superior to what I had at Bay... lor College of Medicine a month earlier or any other prior optometrist office. I was double checking the prescription that was given to me from Baylor, and changes were made per this visit. Their equipment was something out if Star Trek. Far more updated from ANY previous optometrist office. Thus, as mentioned, Extremely thorough eye exam and am likewise, Extremely satisfied. DR Gaston, very knowledgeable, great patient communication as well as support staff. First time for me, and WILL BE BACK, in the future. OXOXOXOX
- Nov. 12, 2020
Front office staff are super friendly, very helpful and so pleasant. It was an absolute pleasure to ... come and have my eyes taken care of here. I wouldn't consider going anywhere else for my eye health.

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Dry Eyes FAQs

Can I still wear contact lenses if I have dry eye syndrome?

Yes, some people can still wear contact lenses with dry eye syndrome. However, depending on its severity, you may need to carefully select the adequate contact lens for optimal clarity and comfort.

Oftentimes, because contact lenses sit on the eye, it's difficult for vital oxygen to reach the eye. This can worsen dry eye symptoms, and increase the risk of scratching or otherwise damaging your eye. Make sure to ask your eye doctor which contact lenses are most adapted to your condition.

Can dry eye syndrome be cured?

Unfortunately, there is no known cure for dry eye syndrome. There are, however, many treatment options that offer lasting dry eye relief.

Can dry eye syndrome cause blindness?

In rare extreme cases, dry eye syndrome can cause corneal ulcers. These ulcers can result in scarring on the eye, making it difficult for the cornea to focus light accurately. If left untreated, corneal ulcers and the associated scarring can result in blindness.

How can I prevent dry eye symptoms?

Below are a few tips that will help prevent dry eye symptoms:

  • Point fans, heaters, and air vents so that they don’t directly blow into your eyes
  • Eat foods high in omega-3 fatty acids
  • Stay properly hydrated
  • Take breaks during long tasks, especially those that require extended visual focus

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