Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Charleston WV

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Samuel Asher Strickland, MD
(304) 353-0234
PO Box 2271
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Eye & Ear Clinic Of Charleston, Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Eye & Ear Clinic Physicians Inc

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Robert Emmett O'Connor, MD
(304) 353-0221
1306 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Eye & Ear Clinic Of Charleston, Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Eye & Ear Clinic Physicians Inc

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Brian Keith Griffith, MD
(304) 543-4371
1306 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1999

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David John Hunt, MD
(304) 346-4400
331 Laidley St Ste 301
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Retina Consultants Pllc

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Paul Frederick Francke, MD
(304) 343-4124
1201 Washington St E Ste 203
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1979

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George Edward Toma, MD
(304) 344-3937
331 Laidley St
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1968

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Sara Eubank O'Connor, MD
(304) 293-3757
1306 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1998

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Michael Gray Nunley, MD
(304) 343-4124
1201 Washington St E Ste 203
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1984

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R Mark Hatfield, MD
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr -Memo, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Retina Consultants Pllc

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Robert Frank Dundervill, MD
(304) 346-4400
PO Box 3970
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Retina Consultants Pllc

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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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