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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Distefano
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Causes of dry eyes: Dry eyes can be caused many reasons. They can be aggravated by allergies. Tears can diminish as we age or with hormonal changes and contact lens wear... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Dry Eye Syndrome: Dry eyes can cause chronic eye pain. If you also have a dry mouth & arthritis, ask your eyemd or md to evaluate you for sjogren's syndrome. Deficiency... Read More
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Many things: A number of conditions can cause dry eyes many of which are considered "autoimmune diseases". This may include lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. Sjögr... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Complex treatment: See a dry eye specialist if not improving with tears or restasis, also may consider punctal plugs in noninflammatory cases. Treat underlying cause (i... Read More
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Dry eye: There are many treatments for dry eye. First line treatments include artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses 1-2 times a ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Pelton
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
If : If done properly, a blepharoplasty rarely increases dry eye. You should discuss this with your oculoplastic surgeon (www.Asoprs.Org) and consider pun... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Kossler
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Depends: Depends on how severe your dry eye is. If it is mild-moderate, often the surgeon will optimize your dry eye prior to the procedure. If it is severe yo... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
It is unlikely that: you have "chronic dehydration" as you obviously are able to drink. There are however diseases that cause dry eye and dry skin that are autoimmune diso... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Dry eyes!: Start with artificial tears routinely (one drop 4 times a day every day), oral omega-3's, and warm compresses. Next, medicated drops (restasis, mild ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
1) : 1) take organic coldpress flaxseed oil supplments - whole foods has a brand as well as barleans. 3000mg - 6000mg orally by mouth daily - take for 4-6... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
Hot compresses &: Baby shampoo. Blepharitis is very common and affects the eyelashes at their bases and the glands that secrete lipid at the lid margins (meibomian gl... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
May need: See rheumatologist to better evaluate this. Sometimes labs can be negative with sjogren's and sometimes we have to consider minor salivary gland bio... Read More

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