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Joseph Peter Meurer Jr, MD
(503) 223-8147
200 SW Market St Ste 120
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1974

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John Carl Morrison, MD
(503) 494-3038
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1977

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Laurel Marie Quinn, MD
(516) 444-2730
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 2002

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Geoffrey G Emerson, MD PHD
(503) 494-3000
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale University
Graduation Year: 2001

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Andreas Katsuya Lauer, MD
(503) 494-8093
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1994

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Tincheu Wong, MD
(626) 572-3937
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1980

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Robert Wells Bentley, MD
(503) 227-2020
1955 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Eye Health Northwest

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Eric Alan Steele, MD
3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 2001

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Kristi Lynn Bailey, MD
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 2002

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John Timothy Stout, MD
(503) 494-1661
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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