Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Hurricane WV

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Devin Audric King, MD
(304) 757-8700
1204 Hospital Dr
Hurricane, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1999

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Michael L Harris, MD
(304) 768-7371
4501 Maccorkle Ave SW Ste 500
South Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Herbert J Thomas Memorial Hosp, S Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr -Memo, Charleston, Wv

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Richard Charles Rashid, MD
(304) 768-7371
4513 Maccorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1962

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Muhib Shukri Tarakji, MD
(304) 766-2101
418 Greenway Ave
South Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.Michael Krasnow
(304) 691-8800
5187 US Route 60 # 6
Huntington, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Cabell Huntington Hosp, Huntington, Wv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Nicole Mary Rashid, MD
(304) 768-7371
4513 Maccorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr.Muhib Tarakji
(304) 766-2101
418 Greenway Avenue
Charleston, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Lavanya Shah, MD
(304) 768-7600
400 Division St Ste 1
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1989

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Taoufik Anwar Sadat, MD
(304) 414-0022
PO Box 58146
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1996

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Joseph Anthony Locascio, MD
(304) 522-1055
170 US Route 60 East
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Cabell Huntington Hosp, Huntington, Wv; St Marys Hospital, Huntington, Wv
Group Practice: Huntington Internal Medicine Group

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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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