Blepharitis Treatment Covington LA

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James Walter Donovan, MD
(985) 639-3777
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1993

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Earl Lynn Nelson, MD
(985) 892-4858
706 W 15th Ave
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1968

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Jeffrey Glenn Straus, MD
(985) 893-0102
71071 Riverside Dr
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1984

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Keith Edward Cangelosi, MD
(504) 282-7212
604 W 13th Ave
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1983

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Satyarthi Gupta, MD
(985) 892-8660
Highland Park Plaza Ste 108 Complex 1
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1965

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Emmett Colin Mc Comiskey, MD
(985) 871-0070
604 W 13th Ave
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1991

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Stephen Ray Meyer, MD
1120 N Highway 190
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr.Keith Cangelosi
(985) 871-0070
604 West 13th Avenue
Covington, LA
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M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Richard Ocie Bessent, MD
(985) 893-5777
1120 N Highway 190
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1979

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Stephen Joseph Capps, MD
1120 N Highway 190
Covington, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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