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Blepharitis Treatment Elberton GA

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Don Dye OD
Wheeler & Dye
(706) 356-4772
Po Box 807
Elberton, GA
 
Dr Don R Dye OD
(706) 283-2351
17 S Thomas St
Elberton, GA
Services
Optometrist

JoeH. Campbell,O.D.
(706) 376-5471
P.O. Box 727,946 Benson Street
Hartwell, GA
 
Anderson Optometric Assoc PA
(706) 376-5471
946 Benson St
Hartwell, GA
Services
Optometrist

Dawn N Maxwell, MD
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mcp/Hahnemann University
Graduation Year: 2001

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Wheeler & Dye
(706) 283-2351
17 Thomas St
Elberton, GA
 
Blue Laser Group
(706) 376-1733
95 N Jackson St
Hartwell, GA
 
Hartwell Eye Care Ctr
(706) 376-5471
946 Benson St
Hartwell, GA
 
Robert Keith Shuler Jr, MD
105 Collier Rd NW Ste 4060
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1998

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Stuart David Marks, MD
(706) 922-6000
905 Stevens Creek Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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