Blepharitis Treatment Fort Dodge IA

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Gregory Allen Olson, MD
(515) 576-7777
Deerwood Estates 2001 Nicole
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1968

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Eric William Bligard, MD
(515) 576-7777
804 Kenyon Rd Ste 100
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1982

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Daniel Reedy OD
(515) 332-2020
Po Box 233
Humboldt, IA
 
Eric W Bligard
(515) 576-7777
804 Kenyon Rd
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Terry D Moehnke OD PC
(515) 955-6720
25 S 16th St
Fort Dodge, IA
Services
Optometrist

Dr.ERIC BLIGARD
(515) 576-7777
804 Kenyon Rd # 100
Fort Dodge, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Wesley Seaver OD
(515) 576-1261
Po Box 1016
Fort Dodge, IA
 
C S Rock OD
Humboldt Eye Clinic
(515) 352-3881
Po Box 102
Gowrie, IA
 
Gregory A Olson
(515) 576-7777
804 Kenyon Rd
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard Y Jacobson OD
(515) 573-1145
1428 2nd Ave N
Fort Dodge, IA
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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