Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment North Kingstown RI

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Dr.DURGA LARKIN
(401) 294-4506
65 Boston Neck Road
North Kingstown, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Ira Henry Asher, MD
(401) 294-4506
65 Boston Neck Rd
North Kingstown, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1971

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Robert S L Kinder, MD FACS
(401) 272-2020
65 Ledge Rd
Jamestown, RI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington
Graduation Year: 1959

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William F Varr III, MD
(401) 732-6640
390 Toll Gate Rd Ste 103
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick, Ri; Miriam Hospital, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: William F Varr III Inc

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Christine A Gill, MD
(401) 849-4645
PO Box 4519
Middletown, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1982

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Durga Strohl Larkin, MD
(401) 294-4506
65 Boston Neck Rd
North Kingstown, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1987

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Thomas James Coghlin, MD
(401) 294-4506
65 Boston Neck Rd
North Kingstown, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: South County Hospital, Wakefield, Ri; Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: South County Eye Physicians

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Marjorie A Murphy, MD
(401) 831-4592
East Greenwich, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1988

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Thomas Raymond Leddy, MD
(401) 732-2662
390 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1968

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Octavio Augusto Borges, MD
(401) 841-3666
12 Columbia Ct
Middletown, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
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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