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Caring Eye Doctor In East Memphis, Tennessee - William White Optometry

Dr. William White and his staff have been welcoming patients of all ages to his practice on Summer Ave for over 30 years. We provide personalized optical and medical eye care services to satisfy your family’s needs, from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Depending upon your age, lifestyle and overall health, vision care requirements change. Dr. William White and his staff become familiar with each individual patient in order to customize eye exams, treatments and eyewear and contact lenses options.

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The staff is friendly & Dr. White is AWESOME!!

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If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: 901-437-6446 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel you need to find the nearest emergency room.

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How do I know if I have Dry Eye?

Dry eye can cause quite a few symptoms, anything from the eyes actually feeling dry to the eyes watering often, or having a burning, itchy, or irritated feeling. One of the most common symptoms is the eyes feeling gritty or like something is in your eye. Most people will often experience blurred vision since the tears, which comprise the outermost surface of the eye, are unstable.

What are some of the symptoms of Dry Eye?

There are numerous symptoms of dry eye disease, but the most common ones include excess tearing, lack of tearing, burning, redness, foreign body sensation, intermittently blurred vision, and an inability to tolerate contact lenses. If you have any of the above symptoms, and want a professional diagnosis, please make an appointment here.

What are the typical treatments used to help people suffering from Dry Eyes?

Treatment for dry eye varies due to the severity and stage of the disease. Artificial tears can be helpful in the early stages. If artificial tears are not sufficient, we progress to a prescription medication such as Restasis or Xiidra. Also, lid hygiene as well as omega-3 fish oil supplementation can improve symptoms. Anti-inflammatory medications as well as punctal plugs are also available if needed for treatment.

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