Blepharitis Treatment Mcminnville OR

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Dr.DAVID HAYES
(503) 472-4688
235 SE Norton Ln # A
Mcminnville, OR
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Richard E Markley, MD
McMinnville, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1942

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Michael Scott Passo, MD
(503) 472-4688
235 SE Norton Ln
McMinnville, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Williamette Valley Med Ctr, McMinnville, Or; Samaritan North Lincoln Hosp, Lincoln City, Or
Group Practice: Eye Clinic

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Jonathan David Jahnke, MD
(503) 538-2010
307 E Hancock St
Newberg, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1983

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Grant Lindquist MD
Oregon Eye Specialists
(503) 538-1341
434 Villa Rd
Newberg, OR
 
Leta B Gehrsitz, MD
McMinnville, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1953

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Dustin Michael Heringer, MD
McMinnville, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 2001

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Nicholas Peter Grinich, MD
(503) 472-4688
235 SE Norton Ln Ste A
McMinnville, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1985

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Paul G Jahnke, MD FACS
1201 Fulton St
Newberg, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Iowa
Graduation Year: 1962

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W David Larson MD
Oregon Eye Specialists
(503) 538-1341
434 Villa Rd
Newberg, OR
 
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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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