Coastal Family Eyecare

Harnessing Technology for Effective Dry Eye Treatment

Dry eyes can be a frustrating and uncomfortable condition, but thanks to advancements in technology, relief is now within reach. At Coastal Family Eyecare, Dr. Clare Wilder, OD, and her expert team are at the forefront of dry eye treatment, offering a specialized dry eye clinic and the latest cutting-edge technology. Through their dedication and the use of innovative techniques, they are providing hope for patients suffering from previously untreatable dry eye symptoms. One such breakthrough technology is Optilight IPL, which has shown promising results in managing dry eyes by targeting inflammation, the root cause of the condition.

In recent years, research has greatly expanded our knowledge of ocular surface disease, particularly dry eyes. It has become evident that inflammation plays a significant role in the development and progression of this condition. Coastal Family Eyecare recognizes the importance of addressing this underlying inflammation to effectively treat dry eyes and improve patients' quality of life.

To create personalized treatment plans, Coastal Family Eyecare utilizes state-of-the-art technology to assess patients' dry eye condition comprehensively. By testing for inflammatory markers, taking infrared images of the ocular surface, and evaluating tear volume and quality, Dr. Wilder and her team gain crucial insights into each patient's unique needs. This detailed approach allows them to tailor treatment strategies that specifically target the root cause of dry eyes. Dr. Wilder has been utilizing this technology since March 2023, with her patients reporting significant improvements in both the appearance of their eyes and their dry eye symptoms. 

Optilight IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light therapy, utilizes powerful light energy to target and reduce inflammation in the meibomian glands, which are responsible for producing the oily layer of tears. By reducing inflammation in these glands, the treatment improves the quality and quantity of tears, providing much-needed relief for patients suffering from dry eyes.

The advantages of Optilight IPL for dry eye treatment are numerous. Firstly, the treatment is non-invasive and virtually painless, providing a comfortable experience for patients. Secondly, it effectively addresses the root cause of dry eyes by reducing inflammation, leading to long-lasting relief. Additionally, the treatment is quick, with sessions typically lasting around 20 minutes, allowing patients to conveniently fit it into their busy schedules.

Under the expert guidance of Dr. Wilder, Coastal Family Eyecare has witnessed incredible success in managing dry eyes using Optilight IPL technology. Patients have reported significant improvements in their dry eye symptoms, including reduced redness, irritation, and discomfort. Furthermore, the appearance of their eyes has visibly improved, restoring confidence and overall eye health.

Dry eyes no longer have to be an untreatable condition. With the expertise of Dr. Clare Wilder and her team at Coastal Family Eyecare, relief is now within reach. By targeting inflammation, the root cause of dry eyes, this innovative treatment is transforming the lives of patients, providing lasting relief and improving overall eye health. If you're tired of living with dry eyes, it's time to explore the possibilities that technology and expert care can offer.

Clare L Wilder, OD

Coastal Family Eyecare, INC

27250 Perdido Beach BLVD, Unit C

Orange Beach, AL 32507

(251) 974-1233


To create personalized treatment plans, Coastal Family Eyecare utilizes state-of-the-art technology to assess patients' dry eye condition comprehensively. 

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