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Blepharitis Treatment Ooltewah TN

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Richard Ion Breazeale, MD
(423) 265-9500
8214 Stillwater Cir
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1994

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Robert William Enzenauer, MD
(423) 778-2010
2030 Hamilton Place Blvd Ste 140
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1979

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John Edwin Miller, MD
(423) 296-0022
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 150
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1988

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Izak Frederick Wessels, MD
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Dutch, German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn; Grandview Med Ctr, Jasper, Tn
Group Practice: Omni Eye Svc Of Chattanooga

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John Robert Bierly, MD
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1986

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Elizabeth Danzig Mabry, MD
(423) 495-3605
1949 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Dr Seal Lawrence Mabry Thomas

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Dr.Elizabeth Mabry
(423) 385-2020
1210 Premier Dr # 110
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Edward Andrew Peterson, MD
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 220
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.Deborah Distefano
(423) 648-3937
1801 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
F
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.6, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Dr.Izak Wessels
(423) 855-8522
7405 Shallowford Rd # 420
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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