Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Grand Island NE

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Michele L Gleason, MD
(308) 381-4733
611 N Diers Ave Ste 2
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Med Sch
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Robert Proffitt
(308) 382-1781
711 North Custer Avenue
Grand Island, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Lori Ann Harkins, MD
(308) 384-9148
830 N Alpha St
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Grand Island, Ne; Kearney County Health Services, Minden, Ne
Group Practice: Grand Island Eye Assoc

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Michele Trumler Gleason, MD
(308) 381-4733
Wood River, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1993

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Gary Pedersen
Lens Crafters
(308) 382-2756
723 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
 
Robert Stephen Proffitt, MD
(308) 382-1781
711 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.Lori Harkins
(308) 384-9148
830 North Alpha Street
Grand Island, NE
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Grand Island, Ne
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Julie Patricia Janky, MD
(308) 381-4733
611 N Diers Ave Ste 2
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

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Robert Proffitt MD
Proffitt Eye Assoc
(308) 382-1781
711 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
 
Lenscrafters - Conestoga Mall
(308) 646-0190
3404 West 13Th Street #105
Grand Island, 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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