Blepharitis Treatment Detroit Lakes MN

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James R Spenningsby, MD
(218) 847-0395
1131 Jackson Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1973

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James Raymond Spenningsby
(218) 847-0395
1131 Jackson Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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BeckyL. McIlonie,O.D.
Morrison Eye Care,1244 Washington Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Meritcare Medical Group
(218) 846-2000
1245 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Services
Optometrist

ElizabethMcLemore,O.D.
Morrison Eye Care,1244 Washington Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Jeff Mackner OD
Lakes Family Eyecare Inc
(218) 863-7061
10 N Broadway
Pelican Rapids, MN
 
Pelican River Optical
(218) 847-5663
1131 Jackson Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Services
Optometrist

Vista Acquisition Llc
(218) 847-9472
818 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Services
Optometrist

Jerrys Optical
(218) 847-2127
830 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Services
Optometrist

Morrison Eye Care Optometrist PA
(218) 847-2020
1135 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Services
Optometrist

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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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