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Lindley Theodore Smith, MD
505 W Leigh St Ste 105
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1966

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Amy E Hennessy, MD
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Brown University
Graduation Year: 2004

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Eleanore Margaret Ebert, MD
(804) 340-5700
201 N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1985

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James L Combs, MD
(804) 359-4614
201 N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1977

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Mary Guerry Tucker, MD
(804) 288-9166
201 N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1986

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Shilpi Pradhan, MD
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
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Medical School: George Washington Univ
Graduation Year: 2004

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Richard Kennon Guerry, MD
(804) 359-4614
201 N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1970

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Porter B Echols, MD
(804) 355-2186
4504 Stuart Ave
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Virginia Med Ctr
Graduation Year: 1958

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George E Sanborn, MD
(804) 359-4614
201 N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1971

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Keith Wilson Mc Neer, MD
(804) 228-9166
201 N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1959

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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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