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Joseph Laurent Krueger, MD
(580) 482-2500
209 W Cypress St
Altus, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson County Memorial Hospit, Altus, Ok

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(580) 482-0051
112 Val Verde St # C
Altus, OK
 
JesseMcClearen,O.D.
3225 Quail Circle
Altus, OK
 
Michael W Geiger OD PC
(580) 482-1756
503 N Hudson St
Altus, OK
Services
Optometrist

StevenA. Gifford,O.D.
(580) 482-0051
112 Val Verde
Altus, OK
 
MichaelW. Geiger,O.D.
(580) 482-1756
P.O. Box 899,809 E. Tamarack
Altus, OK
 
Steven A Gifford
(580) 482-0051
112 Val Verde St Ste C
Altus, OK
 
EarlF. McCullough,O.D.
(580) 477-1249
1003 n main,suite b
Altus, OK
 
Mike Geiger OD
(580) 482-1756
809 E Tamarack Rd
Altus, OK
 
Steven A Gifford Optometrist
(580) 482-0051
112 Val Verde St
Altus, OK
Services
Optometrist

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Blepharitis Eye Disorder Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Blepharitis means inflammation of the eyelid margins, or edges where the eyelashes grow. This condition is one of the most common causes of eye irritation. Blepharitis can result from bacterial infection, abnormal oil gland secretions, or a combination of both. In bacterial blepharitis, certain bacteria live in the eyelids and cause irritation. Abnormal oil gland secretions result when the eyelid glands that make oil for the normal tear film produce too much oil that is overly thick, also causing eye irritation. Blepharitis is often found in patients whith dry eye syndrome and rosacea. Moderate to severe blepharitis can cause irritation of the conjunctiva and the cornea, as the eyelids rub against the surface of the eyeball.

Symptoms You May Experience:
You may notice eye burning, itching, mild redness, the feeling that something is in the eye, or crusting around the eylashes that is particularly worse upon awakening.

Examination: What Your Eye Doctor Will Look For:
Your eye doctor will examine your eyes with a slit lamp to look for crusting and debris around the base of your eyelashes, as well as clogging of your eyelid oil glands. He or she will look for signs of corneal or conjunctival irritation, as well as signs of dry eye...

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