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Meibomitis: Introduction

Dysfunction and inflammation of the sebaceous glands on they eyelid margins (meibomian glands) which causes a reduced production of oily substance needed to keep the eye lubricated. The substance that is produced is thicker and less effective at lubricating the eye. Acne rosacea and blepharitis and even changes in estrogen levels can cause this condition. Also known as meibomian gland dysfunction. ...more »

Symptoms of Meibomitis

Treatments for Meibomitis

  • Warm compresses nightly
  • Lid care
  • Eye drops for symptomatic relief
  • Antibiotics if required
  • more treatments...»

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