Blepharitis Treatment Leitchfield KY

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Timothy Landis OD
Munfordville Eye Care Ctr
(270) 259-6329
2525 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY
 
Abney Eye Centers
Dr. Brett Abney
(270) 259-0500
31 Bobby Bland Way
Leitchfield, KY
 
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(270) 230-0017
1801 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY
Services
Optometrist

CharlesBarrett Simpson,O.D.
(270) 259-2020
Vision First Eye Care,2525 Elizabethtown Road
Leitchfield, KY
 
Sck Vision Care Psc
(270) 597-2333
104 Mohawk St
Brownville, KY
Services
Optometrist

LarryAbney,O.D.
2525 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY
 
AnnaL. Harned,O.D.
(270) 259-2020
Visionfirst,2525 Elizabethtown Rd.
Leitchfield, KY
 
American Eye Institute PC
(270) 259-6329
2525 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY
Services
Optometrist

SCK Vision Care PSC
(270) 597-2333
P.O. BOX 124
Brownsville, KY
 
JarrodA. Mayhew,O.D.
104 Mohawk St. P O Box 124
Brownsville, KY
 

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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