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Richard Dixon North Jr, MD
(202) 667-0085
1802 11th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1968

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John S McInnes, MD
(202) 942-6293
555 12th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Eye Ctr
Graduation Year: 1993

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Howard John Jacobson, MD
(202) 331-4044
1145 19th St NW Ste 335
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1975
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Hospital: Sibley Mem Hosp, Washington, Dc; Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, Dc

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John W McTigue, MD
(202) 659-2050
1750 K St NW
Washington, DC
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Pennsylvania
Graduation Year: 1950

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Walter Patterson, MD
(202) 785-2435
1133 20th St NW Ste B150
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1941

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Thomas G Hunter, MD
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tennessee - Memphis
Graduation Year: 2003

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Alice True Gasch, MD
(202) 363-4446
60 O St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1992

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Deborah Yvonne Wilson, MD
(703) 741-3113
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1986

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David M Bachman, MD
(202) 296-4900
1133 20th St NW Ste B150
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1976

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William Monroe Boyd, MD
(301) 827-2189
Washington, DC
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
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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