Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Mount Juliet TN

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Roy Clay Ezell, MD
(615) 883-2356
5653 Frist Blvd Ste 532
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1955
Hospital
Hospital: Summit Med Ctr, Hermitage, Tn
Group Practice: Summit Eye Assoc

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Robert R Henderson, MD
(615) 327-1800
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Centennial Med Ctr -Park, Nashville, Tn; Baptist Hosp, Nashville, Tn

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Andrew Henry Jackson, MD
4779 Andrew Jackson Pkwy
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Occupational Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1953

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Deborah J Stewart Ruark, MD
Old Hickory, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.David Newsom
(615) 824-4073
Ste 8, 107 Imperial Boulevard
Hendersonville, TN
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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William Gene Gates, MD
(615) 883-2356
5653 Frist Blvd Ste 532
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Summit Med Ctr, Hermitage, Tn
Group Practice: Summit Eye Assoc

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Meredith Ann Ezell, MD
(615) 883-2356
5653 Frist Blvd Ste 532
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Summit Med Ctr, Hermitage, Tn
Group Practice: Summit Eye Assoc

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Yeshawant Paranjape, MD
(615) 889-7983
4733 Andrew Jackson Pkwy
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1963

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David Newsom, MD
107 Imperial Blvd Ste 8
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Oklahoma
Graduation Year: 1986

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Fred Kirk Bowles, MD
1670 W Main St
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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