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Dry Eye Treatment in Flower Mound

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 Ogletree Eye Care 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 Flower Mound 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 Flower Mound

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Hours
  • Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
  • May. 27 Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Spectera
  • Anthem
  • EyeMed
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross
  • MetLife
Patient Reviews
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- May. 09, 2024
Very Friendly no waiting.
- May. 02, 2024
Always great experience.
- Apr. 30, 2024
Really great service by the entire staff and my Dr did a wonderful job taking the time to explain my... results.
- Apr. 24, 2024
Was able to promptly schedule an appointment, check in was easy, team members were welcoming & frien... dly, Dr. was knowledgeable and thorough she was also pleasant which made the appointment enjoyable!!
- Apr. 17, 2024
Wonderful place, professional care, and blessed patience. My doctor took the time to listen to my c... oncerns and put my worries to ease. Thank you guys for everything.
- Apr. 08, 2024
Always excellent care.
- Apr. 05, 2024
I have been going to Ogletree Eye Care for the past 6 years and it consistently delivers amazing cus... tomer service and excellent quality of care from Dr. Kelly Visentine. The office staff is always very thoughtful, friendly, and accommodating with office visits. Abundant selection of glasses to choose from. They also have a nice selection of high-end frames. They take a lot of different insurances and have discounts on frames if you don't. They do eye wellness checks and have options to "not' have your eyes dilated, which to me is the best service they have. It is located in the Target area but secretly located in the back near the McDonalds. With so many different places to choose from in Flower Mound, this place is a hidden gem and will continue to come back every year for my exams. Thank you to the staff and Dr. Visentine for always taking good care of me.
- Apr. 01, 2024
It is so nice when visiting a professional office where everyone from the front desk and back again ... are so positive and kind. Thank you!
- Mar. 11, 2024
Friendly staff....great experience!!
- Mar. 02, 2024
My wife and I were referred here after having problems finding a provider under BCBS. The staff wer... e all very friendly and knowledgeable in addition to understanding how to work with our insurance. We highly recommend!
- Feb. 09, 2024
Dr. Ogletree and her staff are friendly professionals who've provided my eye care for many years. I ... highly recommend this practice for your eye and eyewear care.
- Feb. 08, 2024
I have utilizing Ogletree Eye Care's services for a number of years and it has always been excellent... .
- Feb. 08, 2024
Great exam and customer service.
- Jan. 26, 2024
All staff are knowledgeable and helpful. Very professional, and nothing is rushed.
- Jan. 17, 2024
Wonderful staff. Best place in Flower Mound for eye care.
- Jan. 06, 2024
I wanted to take a moment and publicly commend a most amazing staff at Ogletree Eye Care-Flower Moun... d, TX. I’ve been going there a few years and find every single person I encounter is exceptional, from the people on the phone to lovely welcoming front desk staff Alyssa and Daena, Techs Angela, Amanda and Deanna, wonderful eyeglass consult and fittings by one-of-a-kind and very patient rep Jessica, and of course the expert comprehensive exam provided by O.D Janet Ogletree. I always feel like I am part of the family. Each staff member goes above and beyond to ensure every question is answered, any concerns I have resolved and that I feel confident that my care is extraordinary. I highly recommend this eye care practice as it is a step above the competition. I’ve already been to the ‘wrong’ eye care office. Ogletree cemented what it is like to be among top professionals who care about patient satisfaction. A patient is never rushed and every congenial team member provides service with a smile and ++++ more. Congrats to all on a job well done.
- Dec. 31, 2023
They are all amazing and very caring about their patients!!!!
- Dec. 11, 2023
The staff is always spot on!!!
- Dec. 04, 2023
Great experience
- Dec. 03, 2023
Great staff very efficient and helpful.

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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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