Meibomian gland

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Meibomian gland

[mī′bō·mē·ən ′gland]
(anatomy)
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There are a number of options to treat lid conditions that are classified as meibomian gland disease (MGD).
Comparison of the efficacy of topical N-acetyl-cysteine and a topical steroid-antibiotic combination therapy in the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction.
The EyeBag - a convenient, effective and reusable treatment for a range of eye conditions associated with meibomian gland dysfunction.
LipiFlow([R]) is designed to treat a primary cause of evaporative dry eye disease, obstructed Meibomian glands.
The hormonal changes specifically affect the meibomian glands involved in producing the lipid layer of the tear film as well, in addition to the lacrimal glands that produce aqueous tears.
The normal avian lower eyelid contains a fibroelastic tarsal plate, and meibomian glands are absent in both eyelids.
Staphylococcal blepharitis is a bacterial infection of the eyelash follicles and the tiny oil-secreting meibomian glands that line the eyelids.
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.
The grading scales grade bulbar redness, limbal redness, lid redness, lid roughness, corneal staining and meibomian gland dysfunction.
To cleanse the lashes and prevent infection of the meibomian glands, Dr.
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.