Meibomian gland


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Meibomian gland

[mī′bō·mē·ən ′gland]
(anatomy)
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In general, lid hygiene regimens consist of application of warm compresses and lid massage to clear meibomian gland blockage.
(5.) Agrawal S, Agrawal J, Agrawal T.P, Cilium as a foreign body in the meibomian gland opening.
Demodex brevis (see Figure 1b) are smaller, often found in solitude, and generally reside deeper within the sebaceous and meibomian glands. In recent years, there has been an increased interest in the importance of Demodex in ophthalmology.
46 dry eye cases were treated with artificial tears.10 cases who showed evidence of meibomian gland disease were treated with doxycycline.
Meibomian gland dysfunction [degrees] Hydroxypropyl-guar (HP-guar) 2.2.1.
NOV03 uniquely treats DED associated with MGD based on novel modes of action that complementary balance the tear condition: it stabilises the lipid layer for several hours, thereby preventing excessive evaporation, and it has the potential to penetrate the meibomian glands, to improve meibum quality, and to enhance the function of the meibomian gland.
All patients underwent noninvasive ocular surface examinations in the following order: tear meniscus height (TMH), noninvasive tear film breakup time, bulbar and limbal hyperemia, and grading of meibomian gland loss with the Oculus Keratograph 5M (Wetzlar, Germany).
Of these, there was systemic drug use in 5, diabetes mellitus in two and five, pterygium in 3 and meibomian gland dysfunction in 1).
"Intraductal meibomian gland probing and intense pulsed light therapy have both been shown to improve ocular surface-related quality of life, although these treatments are relatively invasive and can rapidly become quite expensive for the patient."
Obstruction of the fluid pathway itself has recently been recognized as a novel pathology to lead meibomian gland dysfunctions [15-17].
This study aimed to clarify meibomian gland (MG) alterations in dry eye patients with different symptoms and to compare the findings using IVCM.