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Emil Francis Wright Jr, MD
(334) 821-3808
121 N 20th St
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1967

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Mose Clarke Woodfin Jr, MD
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1961

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Bertrand Marquess Anz II, MD
(334) 749-1486
122 N 20th St Bldg 26
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1975

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Stephen Michael Collins, MD
(334) 756-6205
207A Fob James Dr
Valley, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1983

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Brenda Sparks
Eye Doctor
(334) 768-2400
3418 20Th Ave
Valley, AL
 
Gregory John Sepanski, MD
(334) 749-1486
122 N 20th St Bldg 26
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1990

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Mary Anne Bryan, MD
(334) 749-1486
PO Box 463
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1993

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William Edward Mock, MD
(334) 749-1486
122 N 20th St Bldg 26
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1967

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Stephen Collins MD
(334) 756-6205
207 Fob James Dr # A
Valley, AL
 
Medical Arts Eye Clinic PC
(334) 749-1486
122 N 20th St Bldg 26
Opelika, AL

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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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