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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many: Age, inflammation, certain drugs including antihistamines and hypertension drugs, rheumatologic diseases, others.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: This is an area of intense study with several new pharmaceuticals coming out yearly and diagnostic and treatment devices as well. Seek out a corneal ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Many issues: Age, systemic meds, lid and skin disease, autoimmune disease, hormonal changes, viruses, diabetes and other neurotrophic issues, and many more.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Dry eyes: Are caused by a deficiency of the tears which your eyes produce. Typically there is no specific cause found for dry eyes, but symptoms can be caused ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Scratchy: Often dry eye patients refer to irritation, scratchyness, and a feeling of sand paper in the eye. Symptoms can include light sensitivity, tearing and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many treatment: See an ophthalmologist to discuss your options. There are many treatment possibilities.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Distefano
44 years experience in Ophthalmology
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Dry eye treatment: Exercising will not have a significant effect on dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm comp ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. Dry eyes cause irregularity of the ocular surface. This is like looking through a dirty camera lens.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Many.....: Most common are burning, blurry vision and scratchy or foreign body sensation.
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