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Dry Eye Center of the Central Coast

Dry eyes can be irritating, frustrating, and most importantly, can negatively affect your vision. Research shows dry eye sufferers read more slowly and react more slowly when driving compared to normals. Dry eye disease is an extremely prevalent and increasingly common disorder of the eye that affects a wide patient population, including kids! Dr. Schachter is an expert in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this disease. His passion for dry eye management is evident in his continued research into the topic and his status as a consultant and Key Opinion Leader for many companies across the nation. He is one of only eight US-based global ambassadors for the Tear Film Ocular Surface Society (TFOS), and his expertise is sought after nationwide. He travels to lecture both domestically and internationally to share his knowledge on the topic.

While many patients have tried traditional over-the-counter eye drops or topical medications, Dr. Schachter’s patients on the Central Coast have found relief from his wide array of treatment plans, which are individually tailored based on pathophysiology and symptoms. He offers all of the most cutting-edge treatments, including Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy for ocular rosacea, amniotic membrane, autologous serum, Lipiflow, Tear Care, iLux, and more. When you seek out Dr. Schachter’s dry eye services, you will undergo a comprehensive evaluation and be provided with a personalized treatment plan in order to help you find relief from your dry eye symptoms.

Current dry eye treatment options offered at Advanced Eyecare & the Eyewear Gallery Optometry Dry Eye Center include IPL, lid treatments, meibomian gland expression, autologous serum eye drops, and more. Dr. Schachter’s commitment to the treatment of dry eye means that he is always up-to-date on current research, and performs his own research in order to continously advance the field. You can be sure that you will have available the most comprehensive and innovative options to treat your dry eye disease.

Contact our office today to make an appointment and begin your journey to more comfortable eyes and better vision.