Blepharitis Treatment Mercer Island WA

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Steven Paul Smith, MD
Mercer Island, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1980

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Eva Gociar Zemplenyi, MD
(206) 326-3127
6188 92nd Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr.Andrew Samuel Barloon
(206) 528-6000
Ste 200, 2821 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.6, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Michael Edward Lee, MD
(425) 883-5151
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1986

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Donald Munbun Lum, MD
(206) 326-3135
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1982

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Eugene Joseph Iwanyk, MD
Mercer Island, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kent La Mar Bassett, MD
(425) 454-7912
1300 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1979

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Andrew Peter Davis, MD
(425) 454-7912
1300 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1978

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Michael Bernheim Brush, MD
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 2000

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Kent Gaylord Leavitt, MD
(425) 450-6990
1135 116th Ave NE Ste 450
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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