Blepharitis Treatment Palmer AK

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Evan Wolf, MD
Wasilla, AK
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1998

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Kevin Berg OD
Kenai Vision Ctr
(907) 376-0837
1350 S Seward Meridian Rd
Wasilla, AK
D J Kosterman OD
Peters Creek Vision Center
(907) 688-8733
20905 Eastside Dr
Chugiak, AK
GregoryJ. Flaitz,O.D.
Hc 30 Box 5502-b
Wasilla, AK
Alaska Eye Care Centers
(907)-376-5266 800-478-5266
1700 E. Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
Comprehensive eye exams for children and adults - Specialty contact lens Fitting, Orthokeratology, and CRT - Emergency Services - Same day appointments lab services available -    Insurance/Medicaid/Medicare - Vision assessment and correction - Laser vision correction consultation and management - Huge assortment of spectacle frames and contact lenses for every budget - On-site ophthalmic lens fabrication facilities.

Dr.Evan Wolf
(907) 373-0225
4505 E Greenstreet Circle
Wasilla, AK
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1998
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Cathy Baston
Wal-Mart Vision Ctr
(907) 373-0225
935 Westpoint Dr # 207
Wasilla, AK
RichardP. McKinley,O.D.
P O Box 2062
Palmer, AK
(907) 376-0837
1350 S Seward Meridian Rd
Wasilla, AK
Rich Mc Kinley OD
(907) 357-2021
3719 E Meridian Loop # C
Wasilla, AK
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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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