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From Eye Exams to LASIK Vision Correction, our mission is to provide you the best vision in a happy friendly environment. Call us today for an appointment.

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The Ziemer FEMTO LDV™ Femtosecond Laser creates the flap, and the STAR S4 IR® Excimer Laser with CustomVue® provides you the most comfortable, painless, blade free Laser Vision Correction available today.

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Only a professional eye exam will determine what's best for you. Dr. Greg Milano customizes each eye exam based on your needs and concerns.

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For the trendiest looks and feels with designer eyewear, eyeglasses and designer sunglasses, the extensive array of the hottest brands at Milano Eye Care will simply leave you stunned.

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Children should be seen by 6 months to rule out amblyopia, which is the number one form of preventable blindness if treated in time.

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Dry Eyes

What are Dry Eyes?

Advanced Dry EyesConstant moisture is necessary for clear vision and comfortable eyes. However, as we age our tear production often becomes inadequate. The result is the second most common problem an eye doctor treats - dry eye syndrome.

When dry eyes occur, patients experience symptoms such as redness, sandy or gritty sensation, burning, pain, soreness, itching, stickiness, blurry vision, and tearing. Artificial tears can provide temporary relief, but frequent artificial tear use can be impractical.


At Milano Eye Care, Dr. Milano uses an advanced technique for the treatment of dry eyes. Since dry eyes are caused by the slowing of the tear production system, slowing or stopping tear drainage can help the condition. This allows your natural tears to provide an adequate tear film again.

To accomplish this, special microscopic dissolving plugs are placed in the tear drains. These plugs dissolve in a short period of time, allowing the patient to judge the benefits before placing a permanent plug. If this improves the symptoms, permanent plugs are then inserted.

A very high percentage of patients who undergo this procedure experience a significant improvement in their dry eye symptoms. Many find such a high level of relief they no longer need artificial tears and attain clear vision and healthier eyes.

The procedure is performed in the exam room and takes less than five minutes. It requires only an eye drop for anesthesia and is typically described as painless. Patients can return to normal activity immediately following the procedure.

For more information on the symptoms and treatment of dry eyes, contact us today at (256) 832-2252.
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