Blepharitis Treatment Knoxville TN

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Dr.Gary Gitschlag
(865) 521-7998
2100 W Clinch Ave # 400
Knoxville, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Kenneth L Raulston Jr, MD
(865) 546-7140
St Mary's Prof Bldg Suite 711
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health System, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Center For Sight

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John T Dawson, MD
(865) 546-1464
930 Emerald Ave Ste 510/St Mary's Prof Bldg
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1985

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Vickas Khemsara, MD
(800) 443-2688
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 104
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1997

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Nicholas Gray Anderson, MD
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1999

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Gary Norman Gitschlag, MD
(865) 521-7998
2100 W Clinch Ave Ste 400
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1976

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Christopher Tobin Taylor, MD
1124 E Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1992

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nicholas gray anderson, MD
(865) 588-0811
1124 E. Weisgarber
knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
english
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphi
Graduation Year: 1950

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John Charles Hoskins, MD
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Hosp Of East Tenn, Knoxville, Tn; Univ Of Tenn Mem Hospital, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Southeastern Retina Assoc

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Leslie B Cunningham, MD
(423) 584-0905
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 100
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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