Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Central Falls RI

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Safa Fouad Wagdi, MD
(401) 723-0030
1002 Broad St Ste 7
Central Falls, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital Of R I, Pawtucket, Ri; Landmark Med Ctr -Woonsocket, Woonsocket, Ri
Group Practice: Associates IN Ophthalmology

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Robert Emmet Curran, MD
(401) 725-4333
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr.Glenn Prescod
(401) 725-3600
333 School St # 301
Pawtucket, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Glenn Stephen Prescod, MD
(401) 725-3600
333 School St Ste 301
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1989

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Harold A Woodcome Jr, MD
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: Opthalmology Consultants

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Alfred Anthony Paul Jr, MD
(513) 922-2590
465 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1988

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Paul Benj Greenberg, MD
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robert H Janigian, MD
(401) 274-3441
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Ri; Miriam Hospital, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: Opthalmology Consultants

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Magdalena G Krzystolik, MD
(401) 274-5844
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1993

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Ezra Louis Galler, MD
(401) 351-7036
333 School St Ste 301
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dry Eye Syndrome Causes And Treatments

Dry eye syndrome is an extremely common condition in which the tear film that lubricates the surface of the eye is abnormal. It is usually due to one of two causes: decreased tear production or increased tear evaporation. Common causes of decreased tear production include Sjogren's syndrome (an autoimmune disorder in which the lacrimal gland is disfunctional) lacrimal gland disease, and decreased corneal sensation. Common causes of excessive tear evaporation include blepharitis (in which the oil glands around the eyelashes are clogged), blink problems, and eyelid closing problems. Other causes of dry eye syndrome include systemic diseases (sarcoidosis, human immunodeficiency virus, multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and vitamin A deficiency), certain medications (antihistamines, decongestants, blood pressure medication, and antipsychotic agents) glaucoma eye drops, and prolonged wearing of contact lenses. Postmenopausal women may be especially prone to developing dry eye syndrome. Most cases of dry eye syndrome are not associated with a general medical disease or serious eye problem.

Symptoms You May Experience:
You may experience a burning sensation in the eye, dryness, the feeling that something is in the eye, blurry vision, and sensitivity to light. These symptoms are often worse at the end of the day or after prolonged use of the eyes...

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