Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment North Platte NE

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James Neil Shreck, MD
(308) 532-3937
1307 S Willow St
North Platte, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Great Plains Reg Med Ctr, North Platte, Ne; Gothenburg Memorial Hospital, Gothenburg, Ne
Group Practice: Eye Specialists Of Nebraska

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Mark Ridder Young, MD
(308) 532-5960
1214 W A St
North Platte, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1991

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John Dorwart OD
Cozad Vision Clinic
(308) 534-7271
510 E Philip Ave
North Platte, NE
 
Mark R Young
(308) 532-5960
1214 West A Street
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mark R Young MD PC
(308) 532-5960
1214 W A St
North Platte, NE
Services
Optometrist

Dr.Mark Young
(308) 532-5960
1214 West a Street
North Platte, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Mark Blackledge OD
Shopko
(308) 534-7100
402 S Dewey St
North Platte, NE
 
Young Mark R Md
(308) 532-5960
1214 W A St
North Platte, NE

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JeffreyT. OConnor,O.D.
(308) 534-2000
111 South Bailey Avenue
North Platte, NE
 
Wal-mart Stores Inc
(308) 532-5830
1401 S Dewey St
North Platte, NE
Services
Optometrist

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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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