Dry Eyes

Tired man rubbing his eyes

Dry eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is a common condition affecting over 3 million people per year. It can cause feelings of irritated, gritty, scratchy or burning eyes; or even the sensation that something is in their eyes.

Dr. Michelene Todd has been practicing for over 20 years, specializing in dry eye disease, specialized contact fittings, including toric and multifocal lenses, and emergency eye care.

Dr. Todd has participated as a clinical investigator for numerous pharmaceutical studies including those for dry eye disease, meibomian gland disease, blepharitis, glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration.

She has been a speaker and contributor to many ophthalmic and optometric audiences and journals on the topics of dry eye disease and contact lenses.

If you have experienced symptoms of dry eyes, call today for a convenient appointment within one week with Dr. Todd. New patients welcome.

Dr. Michelene Todd joins the practice

Dr. Michelene Todd received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. A member of the American Optometric Association and the Connecticut Association of Optometrists, Dr. Todd has been practicing for over 20 years, specializing in dry eyeContinue Reading



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