Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Johnson City TN

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Jeff Owen Carlsen, MD
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1999

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Amy Louise Broyles, MD
(423) 542-9313
222 E Unaka Ave
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1989

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Janet Derouen Brown, MD
(423) 461-7220
325 N State of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Anne Eberhart
(423) 439-7220
325 North State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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John David Brown, MD
(651) 690-5624
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1972

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David M Wilson, MD
(423) 283-9700
114 Belmeade Cir
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Johnson City Med Ctr, Johnson City, Tn
Group Practice: E T S U Physicans & Assoc

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Judaun Alison, MD
(423) 439-7220
325 N State Of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1989

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Gary Waine Wilson, MD
(405) 733-2020
1114 Sunset Dr
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1968

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Charles R Barnes, MD
3 Professional Park Dr
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1953

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Barbara Joan O Kimbrough, MD
(423) 439-7215
325 N State of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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