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Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Elberton GA

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Don Dye OD
Wheeler & Dye
(706) 356-4772
Po Box 807
Elberton, GA
 
Dr Don R Dye OD
(706) 283-2351
17 S Thomas St
Elberton, GA
Services
Optometrist

JoeH. Campbell,O.D.
(706) 376-5471
P.O. Box 727,946 Benson Street
Hartwell, GA
 
Hartwell Eye Care Ctr
(706) 376-5471
946 Benson St
Hartwell, GA
 
Laura Jane King, MD
(404) 778-5814
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Emory University Hosp, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Emory Clinic; Emory Eye Center

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Wheeler & Dye
(706) 283-2351
17 Thomas St
Elberton, GA
 
Blue Laser Group
(706) 376-1733
95 N Jackson St
Hartwell, GA
 
Anderson Optometric Assoc PA
(706) 376-5471
946 Benson St
Hartwell, GA
Services
Optometrist

Claude R Poliak, MD
(770) 607-0220
13 Bowen Ct
Cartersville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1960

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Andrew Charles Shatz, MD
(770) 996-4844
800 Mount Vernon Highway South
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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