Blepharitis Treatment Charleston SC

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Alexander R Kent, MD
(843) 722-7705
125 Doughty St Ste 330
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1989

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Richard Ames Saunders, MD
(843) 792-2761
167 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1973

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Helga P Sandoval, MD
(571) 216-2034
167 Ashley Ave Rm 508
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Colombian School Of Medicine
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Jay Thompson
(843) 553-2477
MUSC Health, 171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC
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M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Justin Arbuckle
(317) 274-2128
171 Ashley Avenue #309
Charleston, SC
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M
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Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Kristiana D Neff, MD
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Indiana Univ
Graduation Year: 2004

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Joseph Michael Lally Jr, MD
(843) 722-7705
125 Doughty St Ste 330
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1987

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Kerry Dean Solomon, MD
(843) 792-8854
167 Ashley Ave Ste 221
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1987

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Esther Michelle Bowie, MD
(843) 792-3869
167 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The West Indies, Fac Of Med, St Augustine, Trinidad
Graduation Year: 1996

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William Carroll Murphy Jr, MD
(909) 370-4100
10 Farmfield Ave Ste A
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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