Close up of female eye with green backgroundYes, here it is, the one word women between the ages of 40 and 50 do not want to hear — menopause. Why mention it in a newsletter about eyes? Well, did you know the chance of developing dry eyes increases in women during pre-menopause and continues during post-menopause?

Women may experience a disruption of hormones that help maintain a stable tear film. This may result in inflammation which can lead to decreased tear production and dry eyes. Some symptoms include:

  • Eye fatigue
  • Excessive tearing
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty wearing contact lenses

We have created a center for treatment of dry eye disease; the only one in Kentucky. Visit us at to learn more about the specialized services we offer.

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We are always interested in hearing from you. Feel free to contact us. To schedule an appointment, please call the office at (502) 589-1500.

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The Eye Care Institute
1536 Story Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Phone: (502) 589-1500
Fax: 502-589-1556
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