Blepharitis Treatment Springfield MO

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Robert Edwin Benedett, MD
(417) 887-1965
3800 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1983

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Brendon Delport, DO
(313) 916-9454
PO Box 14349
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1999

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Robert Hayes Michaels, MD
(417) 885-0837
3231 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1970

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Priscilla Perry Arnold, MD
(417) 890-8877
1011 E Montclair St
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1975

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Thomas Frederick Essman, MD
(417) 883-7422
1645 E Meadowmere St
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1989

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Judd L Mc Naughton, MD
(417) 887-1965
3800 S National Ave Ste 500
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1999

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Wendell J Scott, MD
(314) 721-0111
3231 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1983

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Warren Patrick Collins, MD
(417) 869-3200
1443 N Robberson Ave Ste 305
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Cox -Monett Hosp, Monett, Mo; V A Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; Doctors Hosp, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: Northside Eye Clinic

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Gary Len Mehlhorn, MD
(417) 887-1965
3800 S National Ave Ste 500
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Lester E Cox Med Ctr North, Springfield, Mo; St Johns Reg Health Center, Springfield, Mo; Med Ctr For Federal Prisoners, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: Eye Surg Of Springfield Inc

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Charles Byron Faulkner, MD
(417) 887-1965
3800 S National Ave Ste 500
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
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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