Blepharitis Treatment Rapid City SD

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Vera Olya Kowal, MD
(605) 343-2218
7660 Cinnamon Ridge Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Lasik Ctr

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Paul Lawrence Zimmerman, MD
(605) 341-2000
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Regional Eye Institute; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Pierre

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Dr.Prema Abraham
(605) 341-2000
2800 3rd Street
Rapid City, SD
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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John Joseph Herlihy, MD
(605) 342-3280
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Chadron Comm Hosp, Chadron, Ne; Gordon Memorial Hospital Dist, Gordon, Ne; Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd; Veterans Affairs Medical Cente, Hot Springs, Sd
Group Practice: Rapid City Medical Ctr

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Robert Brian Nixon, MD
(800) 658-3500
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1977

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Monte Steven Dirks, MD
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Regional Eye Institute; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Gillette Clinic; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Pierre; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Pine Ridge

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Gail Ann Bernard, MD
(605) 343-2020
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Chadron Comm Hosp, Chadron, Ne
Group Practice: Rapid City Medical Ctr

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Timothy Patrick Minton, MD
(605) 341-2000
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1980

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Daniel James Hafner, MD
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1970

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Prema Abraham, MD
(605) 341-9190
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Regional Eye Institute; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Pierre

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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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