Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Grand Forks ND

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Norman Ted Byers, MD
(701) 780-6432
1000 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, American Sign
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Altru Hosp, Grand Forks, Nd
Group Practice: Altru Clinic

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Gary Leroy Karlstad, MD
(701) 775-3151
3035 Demers Ave
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1972

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Ronald J Brockman, MD
(701) 780-6275
1307 8th Ave NE
Thompson, ND
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1982

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David Solseng OD
Altru Clinic
(701) 775-3135
2200 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Ross Gonitzkte
North Dakota Eye Clinic
(701) 775-3151
3035 Demers Ave
Grand Forks, ND
 
Manuel Javier Mariano, MD
(701) 780-6000
PO Box 6003
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Altru Hosp, Grand Forks, Nd
Group Practice: Altru Clinic

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Gerald Neufeld Gaul, MD
(701) 775-3151
3035 Demers Ave
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1985

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Greg Gerloff OD
Coles Optometry Ltd
(701) 780-6447
1000 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
 
Kari Torkelson OD
(701) 746-6745
2551 32Nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Norman T Byers
(701) 780-6000
1000 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
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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