Blepharitis Treatment Andalusia AL

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John Fortin MD
Eye Institute Of The South
(334) 222-7281
Po Box 867
Andalusia, AL
 
Joshua Driver OD
Atmore Vision Ctr
(334) 493-2991
604 N Main St
Opp, AL
 
WilliamM. Davidson,O.D.
(334) 222-8561
1829 East Three Notch,P.O. Box 1458
Andalusia, AL
 
RichardH. Merrill,O.D.
P.O. Box 758
Andalusia, AL
 
Compassionate Eyecare
(334) 222-8561
1829 E Three Notch St
Andalusia, AL
 
Marnix Heersink MD
Eye Institute Of The South
(334) 222-7281
Po Box 867
Andalusia, AL
 
JulieM. Blake,O.D.
1412 Daniel Street
Andalusia, AL
 
H Richard Merrill Od
(334) 222-6632
P.O. BOX 758
Andalusia, AL
 
Eye Center South
(334) 222-7282
134 Coffee St
Andalusia, AL
 
ChadL. Davis,O.D.
(334) 222-8561
1829 East Three Notch,P.O. Box 1458
Andalusia, AL
 

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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