Dry eye clinic in Montreal

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Personalized solutions for long-lasting relief

What is dry eye syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly. This can lead to discomfort and a variety of symptoms that can significantly impact your quality of life. At VisionPros, our Dry Eye Clinic is dedicated to diagnosing and treating dry eye syndrome with advanced techniques and personalized care.

Dry eye can be more than just a minor inconvenience; it can affect your vision, your ability to perform everyday tasks, and your overall eye health. Without proper treatment, dry eye can lead to more serious complications such as inflammation, corneal damage, and infections. That’s why it’s essential to seek expert care from professionals who understand the complexities of this condition.

Common symptoms of dry eye syndrome include:

At VisionPros, we take these symptoms seriously and provide comprehensive evaluations to determine the underlying cause of your dry eye. Our goal is to alleviate your discomfort and improve your eye health through targeted treatments tailored to your specific needs.

Why choose VisionPros to treat your dry eyes?

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional care with a focus on patient comfort and satisfaction. Here’s why VisionPros is the right choice for your dry eye treatment.

State-of-the-art facility

Our clinic is equipped with the latest diagnostic and treatment technologies, ensuring you receive the most advanced care available. From initial assessment to follow-up care, we utilize cutting-edge equipment to accurately diagnose and effectively treat dry eye syndrome.

Advanced diagnostic and treatment options

We offer a comprehensive range of treatments for dry eye syndrome, including Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy, radiofrequency therapy, ZEST treatment, and other treatments. Our advanced diagnostic tools allow us to identify the underlying causes of your dry eye and create a customized treatment plan to provide you with lasting relief.

Personalized and compassionate care

Dr. Ramina Nissan and our dedicated team take a personalized approach to each patient’s care. We understand that every individual’s experience with dry eye is unique, and we tailor our treatment plans to meet your specific needs. Dr. Nissan’s compassionate approach ensures that you feel comfortable and well-cared for throughout your treatment journey.

Commitment to your satisfaction

At VisionPros, your satisfaction is our top priority. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment where you can feel confident in the care you receive. Our goal is to alleviate your discomfort, improve your eye health, and enhance your quality of life through effective and personalized treatment solutions.

Your Vision, Our Mission

Choosing VisionPros means choosing a clinic that is dedicated to providing the highest level of care and the most advanced treatments for dry eye syndrome. Let us help you achieve optimal eye health and comfort with our expert team and state-of-the-art facility.

Meet Dr. Ramina Nissan

Dr. Ramina Nissan is known for her compassionate and thorough approach to patient care. She takes the time to explain everything in detail and answers all questions with patience, ensuring that her patients feel comfortable and well-informed throughout their visits.

Dr. Nissan is a certified Doctor of Optometry with a degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. She completed her training at the Illinois Eye Institute and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Nissan has also worked in the ophthalmology department at Adventist GlenOaks Hospital in Chicago. She is an active member of the Canadian Optometric Association, the Association of Optometrists of Quebec, and the American Optometric Association.

“So professional, expert, helpful and very nice.. She is the Optometrist of me and my two children..She is the greatest doctor, spoke three languages Arabic, English and French. Dr. Ramina Nissan is the best. Thank you”
“I'm so grateful for my appointment with Dr. Nissan! Not only is she thoughtful, approchable and super nice, but probably the most competent medical profesionnal I have ever met. She takes her time and was available for my many questions. Thanks a lot!”
“Extremely humane, very understanding, professional and knows her stuff! I would definitely go back and see her in the future if needed. 5 STAR doctor! Thank you Dr Ramina.”

Comprehensive dry eye treatments

At our dry eye clinic, we offer a range of advanced treatments designed to provide effective relief from dry eye syndrome. Our personalized approach ensures that each patient receives the most suitable care for their specific condition. Read on to explore our main treatment options.

Standard treatments

For milder dry eye symptoms, we offer treatment options tailored to your specific needs, including both medicated and non-medicated eye drops. These drops are prescribed to provide targeted relief from dry eye symptoms, helping to restore comfort and improve your eye health. Our expert team ensures that you receive the most suitable drops for your condition, enhancing tear production and quality.

In addition to eye drops, we provide personalized at-home treatment plans and lifestyle suggestions to support your eye health. These plans include practical tips and strategies to manage and alleviate dry eye symptoms effectively. By incorporating these recommendations into your daily routine, you can achieve lasting relief and maintain optimal eye health.

PGRF drops

At VisionPros, we offer advanced PGRF (Plasma Rich in Growth Factors) drops for effective dry eye relief. These drops harness the regenerative properties of growth factors to promote tissue healing and enhance tear production, providing targeted symptom relief and improved eye health.

PGRF drops are specially formulated to address the underlying causes of dry eyes, offering a natural and powerful treatment option. By utilizing the healing power of growth factors, these drops not only alleviate symptoms but also support long-term eye health and comfort.

ZEST treatment

ZEST (Zocular Eyelid System Treatment) is an innovative approach to managing dry eye syndrome. This treatment involves a specialized cleansing procedure that eliminates demodex mites, debris and bacteria from the eyelids and meibomian glands, improving gland function and tear quality. By addressing these underlying issues, ZEST helps reduce inflammation and alleviate dry eye symptoms.

The benefits of Zest treatment include improved eyelid hygiene, enhanced meibomian gland function, and significant symptom relief. The procedure is gentle, quick, and non-invasive, typically taking about 15-20 minutes in-office. Regular treatments may be recommended to maintain optimal results.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy is a cutting-edge treatment for dry eye syndrome, particularly effective for those with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). In addition, IPL can effectively aid patients with dry eye syndrome exacerbated by Rosacea. IPL uses precise light pulses to target and reduce inflammation around the meibomian glands, which helps improve the quality and flow of the oil produced by these glands. This process is essential for maintaining a healthy tear film and reducing tear evaporation.

The benefits of IPL therapy include reduced inflammation, enhanced meibomian gland function, and significant relief from dry eye symptoms. The procedure is quick, non-invasive, and typically well-tolerated, providing patients with lasting comfort. Each session takes about 15-20 minutes, and a series of treatments may be recommended for optimal results based on the presentation and evidence-based recommendations in the literature

Radiofrequency (RF) therapy

Radiofrequency (RF) therapy is an advanced treatment for dry eye syndrome, particularly effective for those with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). RF uses controlled heat to stimulate the meibomian glands, enhancing their function and improving the quality of the tear film. This process helps to liquefy the thickened meibum (oil) within the glands, promoting better oil flow and secretion. The heat also encourages collagen production and improves gland function, thereby alleviating symptoms of dry eye associated with MGD.

The benefits of RF therapy include improved gland function,  increased collagen production at the level of the meibomian glands, reduced symptoms, and long-lasting relief. The procedure is comfortable, quick, and non-invasive. Each session involves applying RF energy to the skin around the eyes, taking about 15-20 minutes. A series of treatments may be recommended for the best results.

Tailored solutions for your dry eye relief

We believe that every patient’s experience with dry eye syndrome is unique. That’s why we create personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific needs. Here’s how we ensure you receive the best care.


Detailed assessment process

Our comprehensive evaluations begin with a thorough review of your symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle factors. Then, we will run various quantitative tests is conducted to assess factors influencing dry eyes, enabling the quantification and monitoring of progress over time during treatment.


Customized treatment plans

Based on your assessment, Dr. Ramina Nissan and our team will develop a personalized treatment plan to target the most contributing factors to your dry eye symptoms. This may include one or more of our advanced therapies—IPL, RF, Zest, medication, or conservative treatments.


Ongoing monitoring and adjustments

Your eye health is continuously monitored to ensure the effectiveness of your treatment. We make necessary adjustments to your plan based on your progress and feedback, ensuring optimal results and long-term relief from dry eye symptoms.

Ready to experience relief?

Take the first step towards comfort and better eye health by booking a consultation with Dr. Ramina Nissan at VisionPros. Our expert team is ready to provide you with personalized, advanced treatments tailored to your needs. Don't let dry eyes affect your quality of life any longer.

Dr. Ramina Nissan

Dr. Ramina Nissan has an outstanding rating of 5 out of 5 stars from 33 reviews on Lumino Health, and 5 out of 5 stars from 19 reviews on RateMDs, reflecting her commitment to excellent patient care and satisfaction.

Clinique VisionPros

Clinique Vision Pros has a near-perfect rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 26 reviews on Google, highlighting our dedication to providing compassionate, professional, and thorough care.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dry eye syndrome can be caused by a variety of factors, including meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), aging, certain medications, environmental conditions, and underlying health issues like autoimmune diseases.

Dry eye syndrome is diagnosed through a comprehensive eye examination, which may include tests to evaluate the quantity and quality of your tears, as well as the function of your meibomian glands.

VisionPros offers a range of advanced treatments including Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy, Radiofrequency (RF) therapy, Zest treatment, medications, and other conservative options tailored to individual needs.

During your initial consultation, Dr. Ramina Nissan will conduct a detailed assessment of your symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle factors, including a comprehensive evaluation using various quantitative tests to assess factors influencing dry eyes. This helps in creating a personalized treatment plan.

Yes, all treatments offered at VisionPros are safe and performed by highly trained professionals using state-of-the-art equipment. Each treatment plan is in accordance with evidence-based approach to ensure the best possible outcomes for each patient.

The number of treatment sessions varies depending on the severity of your condition and the specific treatment plan designed for you as per the recommendations stated in the literature. During your consultation, Dr. Nissan will provide a detailed plan including the expected number of sessions.

The initial consultation with Dr. Ramina Nissan is $250. The cost of subsequent treatments will depend on your personalized treatment plan, which will be discussed during your consultation. For detailed pricing information, please contact us directly.

Coverage for dry eye treatments depends on your insurance policy. We recommend checking with your insurance provider to understand your specific coverage options. We can provide documentation to assist with insurance claims as needed.

Side effects are generally minimal and may include temporary redness or mild discomfort. Dr. Nissan will discuss any potential side effects with you before starting treatment to ensure you are fully informed.

Many patients experience relief from symptoms after just a few sessions, but optimal results typically occur after completing the full recommended treatment plan.

Scheduling an appointment is easy. You can contact VisionPros by phone, email, or through our website to book your consultation with Dr. Ramina Nissan.

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