Everyone’s eyes feel dry from time to time. But if you struggle with irritated, gritty-feeling eyes on a regular basis, you most likely suffer from dry eye disease.

Visions of Washington is equipped to diagnose your dry eye disease; identifying the source, and providing you with a treatment that addresses the problem rather than just the symptoms.

Request an appointment to speak with one of our optometrists about dry eye today.

Dry Eye Therapy

Symptoms of Dry Eye

What is Causing My Dry Eye Symptoms?

Symptoms of dry eye may include:

  • Burning or irritation

  • Watery eyes

  • Stringy discharge

  • Eye fatigue

  • Sensitivity to light

  • Glare or halos around lights

  • Redness

  • Itching

Dry eye disease typically stems from one of two issues; low tear volume or poor tear quality.

Tear Volume


Your eyes need tears for lubrication and protection. If your tear glands don’t make enough tears for your eyes to stay hydrated, they can’t work as effectively as they should.




Poor Tear Quality


Your tears contain a special oil called meibum. The meibum makes a film that floats on top of the tears and keeps them from evaporating too quickly. Sometimes the eyelids don’t produce enough meibum to make an effective film, allowing the tears to evaporate from the surface of the eye before they have a chance to properly lubricate it.





Punctual Plugs


Your eyelids come equipped with drainage ducts in both the upper and lower lids. Punctal plugs are very small devices that are inserted into the drainage ducts, allowing your tears to stay on the eye’s surface longer. Read more about punctal plugs.




Medicated Eye Drops


While over-the-counter eye drops (sometimes called artificial tears) can offer temporary relief from dry eye symptoms, medicated eye drops like Restasis are designed to provide a long-term solution. These drops stimulate your body’s natural tear production, increasing tear volume. Read more about Restasis.




Lacrisert


Lacrisert is a very small tablet that’s placed under the lower eyelid of each eye, daily. The tablet slowly dissolves throughout the day, stabilizing your natural tear film and lubricating your eyes. This medication comes with an applicator to facilitate easier insertion. Read more about Lacrisert.





Discover Our Exceptional Selection of Eyewear Brands

Your glasses are part of your unique signature style. We want to help you find the frames that fit perfectly with your one-of-a-kind look, which is why we carry an unbelievably vast range of the hottest names in eyewear. You’ll find Modo, OVVO, Coach, and so many more at all four of our locations.

Visit One of Our Four Locations

Please note: Our office Is Closed weekdays from 1pm-2pm for Lunch.

Bartlett Eye Clinic

Bartlett Eye Clinic is located on the corner of 141 Street Northeast and Juanita Drive Northeast in Kirkland.

425-821-9576

14050 Juanita Dr NE, Ste A 
Kirkland, WA, 98034

Monday

Tuesday

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Sunday

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

9 AM - 1 PM

Closed

Closed

Magnolia Eye Care

Magnolia Eye Care is located on the corner of West McGraw Street and 32nd Avenue West in Seattle.

206-600-5850

3202 W McGraw St
Seattle, WA, 98199

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

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Sunday

Closed

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

10 AM - 2 PM

Closed

Visions of WA - Silver Lake

Formerly known as Everett Family Vision, the center is located in the Silver Lake Medical Center, just off the Bothell Everett Highway.

206-350-5544

12728 19th Ave SE, Ste 102
Everett, WA, 98208

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

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Sunday

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 5 PM

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 5 PM

9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 4 PM

Closed

Closed

Mountlake Terrace Eye Care

Mountlake Terrace is located on 56th Avenue West, across from Vineyard Park at Mountlake Terrace.

425-778-8833

23009 56th Ave W, Ste A 
Mountlake Terrace, WA, 98043

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

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Saturday

Sunday

Closed

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2 PM - 6 PM

  9 AM - 1 PM, 2PM - 4PM

10 AM - 2 PM

Closed

Our Services

Eye Exams

Glaucoma

Specialty Contact Lenses

EnChroma

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  • BARLETT EYE CLINIC

    (425) 821-9576

    14050 Juanita Dr NE, Ste A

    Kirkland, WA   98034

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  • VISIONS OF WASHINGTON – SILVER LAKE

    (206) 350-5544

    12728 19th Ave SE Ste 102

    Everett, WA  98208

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  • MAGNOLIA EYE CARE

    (206) 600-5850

    3202 W McGraw St

    Seattle, WA  98199

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  • MOUNTLAKE TERRACE EYE CARE

    (425) 778-8833

    23009 56th Ave W, Ste A

    Mountlake Terrace, WA  98043

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