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Peter E Diedrichsen, MD
(402) 563-3686
PO Box 1275
Columbus, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Columbus Comm Hosp, Columbus, Ne
Group Practice: Eye Physicians

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Daniel Mickey OD
Optometric Center Of Columbus
(402) 564-0545
Po Box 1248
Columbus, NE
 
Optometric Center Of Columbus PC
(402) 564-2020
3702 23rd St
Columbus, NE
Services
Optometrist

KevinM. Hobbs,O.D.
(402) 564-2020
3702 23rd Street
Columbus, NE
 
RichardP. Haney,O.D.
(402) 563-3686
Eye Physicians, P.C.,3772 43rd Ave
Columbus, NE
 
Marcia Muhle
Eye Physicians
(402) 563-3686
3103 13Th St
Columbus, NE
 
Dr.Peter Diedrichsen
(402) 563-3686
3772 43rd Ave # A
Columbus, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Hospital: Columbus Comm Hosp, Columbus, Ne
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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DennisW. Kappenman JR,Jr.O.D.
2176 40th Ave
Columbus, NE
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(402) 563-4571
3620 23rd St
Columbus, NE
Services
Optometrist

JoshuaJ. Hopkins,O.D.
(402) 564-2020
3702 23rd Street
Columbus, NE
 
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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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