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Blepharitis Treatment Dubuque IA

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Frederick Hunter Fuerste, MD
(563) 582-2115
2140 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1982

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Richard William Claussen, MD
(563) 589-9700
1500 Associates Dr
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1970

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Gretchen Fuerste, MD
(563) 582-2115
2140 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Finley Hosp, Dubuque, Ia
Group Practice: Fuerste Eye Clinic

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Charles Rommel Fuerste, MD
(563) 582-2115
2140 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Finley Hosp, Dubuque, Ia
Group Practice: Fuerste Eye Clinic

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Bryan Paul Pechous, MD
(563) 588-4675
410 Raymond Pl
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Finley Hosp, Dubuque, Ia; Mercy Med Ctr -St Josephs, Dubuque, Ia
Group Practice: Ophthalmology PC

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Edward Homer Scott, MD
(563) 589-9700
1500 Associates Dr
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1967

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Michael Homer Scott, MD
(563) 589-9700
1500 Associates Dr
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -St Josephs, Dubuque, Ia
Group Practice: Medical Associates Clinic

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James Edwin Brock, MD
(563) 584-4415
190 Julien Dubuque Dr
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1972

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Kent William Baumann, MD
(563) 584-4415
1500 Associates Dr
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1982

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Paul Arthur Mahlberg, MD
(563) 588-4675
300 N Grandview Ave
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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