Blepharitis Treatment West Des Moines IA

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Constance Grignon, MD
(319) 356-2866
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1973

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David Danl Saggau, MD
(515) 223-8635
West Des Moines, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1984

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David S Dwyer, MD
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1979

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Leo John Plummer, MD
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1964

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Donny W Suh, MD
(515) 223-8685
6200 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Blank Childrens Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Medical Center Administration Office; Wolfe Clinic Pc

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James Francis Lawler, MD
(904) 778-5402
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1994

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Elizabeth Ann Brown, MD
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.David Dwyer
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
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M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Constance Grignon, MD
(319) 356-2866
3700 Aspen Dr
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1973

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Todd Whitney Heilskov, MD
(515) 222-6400
1501 50th St Ste 133 Regency W #1
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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