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Dr. Gabriela Mabel Espinoza, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Gabriela Mabel Espinoza MD is a top Ophthalmologist in Saint Louis, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Gabriela Mabel Espinoza MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Gabriela Mabel Espinoza MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Gabriela Mabel Espinoza MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Saint Louis, MO, Dr. Gabriela Mabel Espinoza MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
19 years Experience
Dr. Gabriela Mabel Espinoza, MD
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
  • Accepting new patients

My eyes feel very dry after LASIK. Why could this be?

LASIK causes decreased sensitivity of the cornea due to the cut that is created to perform the treatment. This can cause dryness because it changes the ability for the body to READ MORE
LASIK causes decreased sensitivity of the cornea due to the cut that is created to perform the treatment. This can cause dryness because it changes the ability for the body to respond to the dry eye and create more natural tears or blink to redistribute the tears. This can improve as the eyes heal, but should be taken seriously and treated with frequent preservative free artificial tears to help prevent an abrasion or infection. You should return to your eye doctor to assess if you need further treatment with prescription eye drops.