Blepharitis Treatment Cynthiana KY

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Jeffrey P Green, MD
22 Clinic Dr
Paris, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1991

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William W Richardson
(502) 863-3112
103 S Bradford Ln
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David Garrett
(502) 863-3436
1140 Lexington Rd
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Brett A Hines Psc
(859) 234-1424
202 W Pleasant St
Cynthiana, KY
Services
Optometrist

BrettA. Hines,O.D.
(606) 234-1424
Cynthiana Vision Center,P.O. Box 580
Cynthiana, KY
 
John Richard Bailey, MD
(502) 867-0263
131 Kingston Dr
Georgetown, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Southeastern Reg Med Ctr, Lumberton, Nc
Group Practice: Southeastern Eye Clinic

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William Offutt
(502) 863-3436
1140 Lexington Rd
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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RobertF. Pretzsch,O.D.
206 East Pike Street
Cynthiana, KY
 
JeremyV. Smith,O.D.
Cynthiana Vision Center,202 West Pleasant Street
Cynthiana, KY
 
AngelaM. Scifres,O.D.
(859) 234-1424
Cynthiana Vision center,202 W Pleasant St
Cynthiana, KY
 
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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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