Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Crossville TN

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Michael Stewart Galloway, MD
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1991

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Michael John Cruz Magbalon, MD
955 Mockingbird Dr
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Col-Pa
Graduation Year: 1995

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David Williams Litchford, MD
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Eye Centers Of Tennessee LLC
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN

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David Williamss Litchford
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry E Patterson, MD
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Larry Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Lane
Crossville, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Bob Turney OD
Turney & Boyd
(931) 484-4861
645 S Main St # 102
Crossville, TN
 
Michael Stewart Galloway
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry E Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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