Blepharitis Treatment Huntsville AL

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Craig Keith Thorstad, MD
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al; Huntsville Hosp-West, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Center For Sight

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Dr.Craig Thorstad
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Donald Joseph Derivaux, MD
(256) 705-3937
401 Meridian St N Ste 200
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1988

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Robert C Maynor Jr, MD
(256) 533-0315
120 Governors Dr SE Ste 100
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al; Huntsville Hosp -East, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Maynor & Mitchell Eye Ctr

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Jeffrey Curtis Hindman, MD
(256) 533-6891
401 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1972

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Walter J Hubickey, DO
(910) 907-8647
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1983

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Bert Bowden, MD
(256) 539-9937
01 Meridian St Ste 303
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas - Southwestern
Graduation Year: 1980

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William Nathan Mitchell, MD
(256) 533-0315
120 Governors Dr SE Ste 100
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1994

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John Byron Cox, MD
(256) 880-0667
333 Whitesport Dr SW Ste 101
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al; Huntsville Hosp-West, Huntsville, Al

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Herbert Horton Bowden Jr, MD
(256) 539-9937
2021 Alexander Dr SE
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Huntsville Hosp-West, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Eye For God

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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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