Dry Eye Syndrome (cont.)
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Synonyms and Keywords
dry eye syndrome, DES, tears, tear film, tear layer, conjunctiva, aqueous tear deficiency, ATD, decreased tear production, excessive tear evaporation, meibomian gland dysfunction, eye irritation, eye dryness, dry sensation, foreign body sensation, blurred vision, punctual plugs, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, KCS, Sjogren syndrome, blepharitis, mucin, mucus, lipids, eye burning, eye itching, Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Authors and Editors
Author: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS, Residency Director, Ophthalmology, Kingston Hospital, Mid Hudson Family Practice Institute. Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology), Department of Ophthalmology, the Institute for Family Health, New York College of Medicine
Editor: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com
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Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2007
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