Blepharitis Treatment Crossville TN

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Michael Stewart Galloway, MD
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1991

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Larry E Patterson, MD
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Larry Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Lane
Crossville, TN
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Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Eye Centers Of Tennessee LLC
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN

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David Williamss Litchford
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Michael John Cruz Magbalon, MD
955 Mockingbird Dr
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Col-Pa
Graduation Year: 1995

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David Williams Litchford, MD
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Bob Turney OD
Turney & Boyd
(931) 484-4861
645 S Main St # 102
Crossville, TN
 
Michael Stewart Galloway
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry E Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN
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Ophthalmology

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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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