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Daniel J McClure, MD
114 Highway 70 East South
Dickson, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tennessee - Memphis
Graduation Year: 1994

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Donald Weiss OD
Dickson Eye Health Ctr
(615) 446-8089
Po Box 340
Dickson, TN
 
Louis Ward Close
(615) 446-9988
112 Highway 70 E
Dickson, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dickson Optical PC
(615) 446-8089
110 Mathis Dr
Dickson, TN
Services
Optometrist

Tidwell And Faulks Doctors
(615) 446-2020
610 Henslee Dr
Dickson, TN
Services
Optometrist

Louis Ward Close, MD
(615) 446-9988
112 Highway 70 E
Dickson, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1973

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Lori Weiss OD
Dickson Eye Health Ctr
(615) 446-8089
Po Box 340
Dickson, TN
 
Daniel Joe McClure
(615) 740-8003
114 Hwy 70 East
Dickson, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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DonaldG. Davisson,O.D.
(615) 441-3908
Donald G Davisson, OD,175 Beasley Drive
Dickson, TN
 
DavidH. Faulks,O.D.
(615) 446-2020
610 Henslee Drive
Dickson, TN
 
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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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