Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Southbridge MA

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Bruce Anderson Kolbe, MD
100 South St
Southbridge, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1964

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Hugh Mark Cooper, MD
(508) 764-4400
100 South St Ste 109
Southbridge, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1992

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James Christopher Dean, MD
(860) 928-0414
5 Kennedy Dr
Putnam, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jeffrey David Levine, MD
(508) 856-2551
372 Chandler St
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kath Univ Leuven, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Leuven, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hospital -Vernon H, Worcester, Ma; Medical Center Central Massach, Worcester, Ma; Marlborough Hospital, Marlborough, Ma; Umass Memorial Health Care -M, Worcester, Ma
Group Practice: Umass Memorial Medical Group

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Richard John Broggi, MD
(508) 753-6770
5 Hancock Hill Dr
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1948
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Central Massach, Worcester, Ma

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Richard Lowell Irwin, MD
(508) 765-9068
100 South St Ste 105
Southbridge, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1975

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Edward Allan Curran, MD
(860) 928-5510
5 Kennedy Dr
Putnam, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1968

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Gerald Eugene Sullivan, MD
(270) 281-3321
7 Kennedy Dr
Putnam, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1962

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Peter Theodore Zacharia, MD
(508) 791-8484
33 Lancaster St
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1988

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Alan Paul Moss, MD
(508) 753-1032
255 Park Ave Ste 606
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hospital -Vernon H, Worcester, Ma; Medical Center Central Massach, Worcester, Ma
Group Practice: Eye Surgeons

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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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