Blepharitis Treatment North Andover MA

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Clifford M Michaelson, MD
(978) 475-0705
138 Haverhill St
Andover, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1981

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Carter B Tallman, MD
17 Farrwood Dr
Andover, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med
Graduation Year: 1962

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Gail Lynn Torkildsen, MD
(978) 250-8001
138 Haverhill St
Andover, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1992

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Samuel Disston Allen, MD
(978) 688-6182
50 Prospect St
Lawrence, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1996

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Thomas Peter Pappavaselio, MD
(978) 794-8118
50 Prospect St Rm 101
Lawrence, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1981

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Kenneth Louis Macoul, MD
280 Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1965

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Cynthia Lee Deangelis, MD
(508) 688-6182
50 Prospect St
Lawrence, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1988

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C Douglas Evans, MD
(781) 665-5200
Andover, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1985

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Mark Barry Abelson, MD
(978) 475-0705
138 Haverhill St
Andover, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1970

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Anthony J Correnti, MD
Andover, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts University
Graduation Year: 2003

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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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