Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Washington DC

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John S McInnes, MD
(202) 942-6293
555 12th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Eye Ctr
Graduation Year: 1993

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Richard Dixon North Jr, MD
(202) 667-0085
1802 11th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1968

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Alan Gary Palestine, MD
(202) 833-1668
1145 19th St NW Ste 500
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Hebrew, Other, Russian, Turkish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Hosp Ctr, Washington, Dc; Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md
Group Practice: Retina Consultants

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Leonard Malcolm Friedman, MD
(202) 544-1900
650 Pennsylvania Ave SE Ste 270
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Spanish, Arabic
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Hosp Ctr, Washington, Dc; Sibley Mem Hosp, Washington, Dc
Group Practice: Friedman Plotsky & Butrus

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Walter Patterson, MD
(202) 785-2435
1133 20th St NW Ste B150
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1941

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Thomas G Hunter, MD
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tennessee - Memphis
Graduation Year: 2003

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Alice True Gasch, MD
(202) 363-4446
60 O St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1992

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John F Moretti, MD
(202) 638-1066
1026 16th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1967

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William Monroe Boyd, MD
(301) 827-2189
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1989

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Grace E McGibbon, MD
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard University
Graduation Year: 2000

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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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