LISTEN: What’s behind dry, irritated eyes, and can it be fixed?

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Do you have red eyes, itching, burning, or irritation of the eyes, a gritty feeling in the eyes, or contact lens discomfort? You may be experiencing dry eyes. Dry eyes is an actual medical condition which is caused by a deficiency in one or more areas of the tear film. There are multiple treatment options available, but can this be prevented?

HOST: Dr. Jillian Woodruff

GUESTS:

  • Dr. Nhan Tran, doctor of optometry, owner of Nova Eye Care and Alaska Dry Eye Center

LINKS:

PARTICIPATE:

  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752  (statewide) during the live broadcast (10:00 – 11:00am)
  • Send email to lineone@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
  • Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air)

LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT

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