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Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD
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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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I have red and glassy eyes. How can I treat this problem.

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I have red and glassy eyes. How can I treat this problem. I've had lasik surgery 10 years ago and have chronic dry eyes which have graduated to glassy eyes.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.
Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
You will need a fairly comprehensive approach after a complete diagnostic workup of the various issues that are contributing to your severe dry eyes.
I suggest you consult with a cornea specialist. It is possible that you would benefit from a multi-tier approach incorporating medications such as restasis into your treatment protocol, as well as surgical interventions such as punctal occlusion or even lateral tarsorrhaphy.
Does this make sense to you?
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Dr. Rick MD FACS