Meibomian gland


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Meibomian gland

[mī′bō·mē·ən ′gland]
(anatomy)
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Therefore, the pumping mechanism of the meibomian glands improves after this therapy with far greater instant results.
Sebaceous gland carcinoma (SGC) is a highly malignant and potentially lethal tumor that arises from meibomian glands of the tarsal plate, from glands of Zeis or from sebaceous glands of the caruncle, eye brow or facial skin (1).
This begins the cascade that can lead to a partial or complete occlusion of the meibomian gland, which is classified as a hordeolum or chalazion.
Comment: Meibomian gland dysfunction is a common cause of blepharitis.
Food and Drug Administration's clearance for treatment of Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and evaporative dry eye.
The grading scales grade bulbar redness, limbal redness, lid redness, lid roughness, corneal staining and meibomian gland dysfunction.
Flaxseed oil appears to thin the meibomian gland oils and thicken the oil layer, as demonstrated in some of the flaxseed oil research.
The results of a randomized, controlled clinical study of a new treatment for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) and evaporative dry eye disease, using the LipiFlow([R]) Thermal Pulsation System, was reported in Cornea to provide sustained improvement, on average, in both signs and symptoms.
April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPHAEON Corporation and its subsidiary company PRN Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals, a leading provider of nutritional supplements, announced today the upcoming presentation of a new study assessing the effect of oral re-esterified triglyceride omega-3 fatty acids for patients with dry eye symptoms and meibomian gland dysfunction.
16) There is also evidence of links between discomfort and lid signs, namely lid wiper epitheliopathy and meibomian gland dysfunction.
a venture funded medical device company, today announced that Duke Eye Center, an academic research and education-based university eye care center, has purchased TearScience's LipiFlow([R]) Thermal Pulsation System, a breakthrough treatment for evaporative dry eye disease and meibomian gland dysfunction.
TearScience's LipiFlow is designed to address meibomian gland dysfunction, allowing for the treatment of eyelid gland blockages during a non-invasive procedure administered at an eye care office.