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James Richard Lee, MD
(617) 846-7950
52 Crest Ave
Winthrop, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infi, Boston, Ma; Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett, Ma; Hallmark Health -Melrose-Wakef, Melrose, Ma
Group Practice: Ma Eye & Ear Associates

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Kuldip Kumar Vaid, MD
(781) 286-5854
300 Broadway
Revere, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1986

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Katrinka Leschey Heher, MD
(617) 426-0082
185 Devonshire St Ste 350
Boston, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1989

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Trexler Murray Topping, MD
(617) 314-2624
50 Staniford St Ste 600
Boston, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infi, Boston, Ma
Group Practice: Ophthalmic Consultants

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Nicoletta A Fynn-Thompson, MD
(617) 367-4800
50 Staniford St Ste 600
Boston, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ
Graduation Year: 1999

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Steven Daniel Ness, MD
Boston, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 2002

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David Ellis Eisenberg, MD
(617) 884-0456
111 Everett Ave
Chelsea, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1970

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Bong Young Koh, MD
(617) 573-4169
Boston, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 2000

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Gena Heidary, MD
Boston, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Pennsylvania
Graduation Year: 2004

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Knut Eichhorn-Mulligan, MD PHD
Boston, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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