Meibomian gland


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Related to Meibomian gland: chalazion, blepharitis, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Meibomian gland

[mī′bō·mē·ən ′gland]
(anatomy)
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7 cases were due to upper lid meibomian gland tumour excision.
Is complete androgen insensitivity syndrome associated with alterations in the meibomian gland and ocular surface?
All patients had obstructive meibomian gland disease, characterized by extensive MG dropout, unexpressible meibomian secretions, inflamed lid margins with thickening and debris, tear instability and ocular surface epithelial damage, and without seborrheic dermatitis.
This is because the "flashed" areas are where the parasympathetic nerve passes which is directly connected to the Meibomian gland, thus naturally ensuring the natural flow of lipid and reducing tear evaporation.
In multiple clinical studies, LipiFlow has consistently been shown to significantly improve mean meibomian gland secretions and reduce mean dry eye symptoms to approximately half of the pre-procedure level.
Several studies have determined an association between the intake of omega-3 supplements and meibomian gland oils and the implication for dry eye disease.
The TearScience System, which includes LipiView II, the Korb Meibomian Gland Evaluator, and LipiFlow, is designed to identify, diagnose, and treat MGD, a chronic and progressive disease that disrupts the tear film and vision clarity, causes ocular discomfort and is the root cause of most dry eye.
The role of omega-3 dietary supplementation in blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction (an AOS thesis).
brevis infection predisposes to meibomian gland dysfunction and chalazion formation, including in the pediatric population.
Pathologic classification of meibomian gland carcinomas of eyelids: clinical and pathologic study of 156 cases.