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Rebekah J Moss Fletcher, MD
(256) 355-3010
1238 13th Ave SE
Decatur, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1982

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Charles David Woods Jr, MD
(256) 705-3937
1215 7th St SE Ste 230
Decatur, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1990

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Gates Eckford Murphy, MD
1005 W Market St Ste 14
Athens, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974

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Chris Teichmiller OD
Decatur Eye Institute
(256) 353-1871
823 6Th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
 
Randy Posey OD
Family Vision Ctr
(256) 830-1050
7950 Highway 72 W # E
Madison, AL
 
William Walter Pyron, MD
(256) 552-0055
1215 7th St SE Ste 230
Decatur, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1964

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Louis Ray Cain, MD
(256) 355-1726
2828 Highway 31 S
Decatur, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1982

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Terry Reynolds OD
(256) 353-1787
1313 13Th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
 
Dan Placzek OD
Sullins Eye Care Ctr
(256) 461-0875
8650 Madison Blvd
Madison, AL
 
Johnnie Barnes OD
Davis Eye Care
(256) 232-7011
619 Us Highway 72 W
Athens, AL
 
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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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