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Dr. Mary Reams

Ophthalmology
KY
42 years experience

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
60 Agrees
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
Corneal erosion: When the cornea is traumatized causing an abrasion, often the healing process results in an irregular surface that doesn’t adhere to the cornea as strongly as it should. While sleeping, the tear flow declines, the eyelid ‘sticks’ to the irregular cornea and when the eyes open , the weak tissue tears away from its base causing the symptoms. Put lubricating ointment in every night for one month.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
In most cases yes: Depends upon the reason for the cough. If you smoke, stopping would be the very best thing you can do. If it’s due to a viral respiratory infection. If it’s associated with high fever and shortness of breath, you should have further evaluation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
Goiter: You should have this checked as it may be a thyroid module or goiter. You will clinical exam, some bloodwork to check your thyroid hormone levels and perhaps an ultrasound of your thyroid to evaluate this more fully.

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HealthTap member
Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Thank you so much for the information. It was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1979MD
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