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Dr. Nancy Webb
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Blepharitis: You can use hot compresses with a hot wash cloth to soften the oil, then scrub with dilute baby shampoo or with commercially available scrubs such as ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Hordeolum: A stye(hordeolum)occurs rather suddenly(MayB from rub). It is a blocked oil gland(s) of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Blepharitis: If wam compresses and ocusoft plus lid scrubs do not help, you made need a topical antibiotic/ steriod medication or other treatment. You should see ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Cyclical Mydriasis: The pupil is innervated by the inferior branch of the third cranial nerve and the nasociliary nerve. The meibomian glands are oil secreting glands in ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Ophthalmology: this is best clarified by an ophthalmologist who is a medical eye doctor who treats I disease. You could try putting a warm wet washcloth on it for ab ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See ophthalmologist: There are eye drops which will help you. Spironolactone is probably not the reason for your eye symptoms. The dose varies. Common side effects are ble ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eyes: Are due to a deficiency or an imbalance of the three components of your tear film. Ocular surface inflammation can also contribute to the symptoms, b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wnorowski
32 years experience Ophthalmology
They are the same: A stye is a clogged mucous producing gland in either the upper or lower eyelid.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Oil: Blocked oil glands may be due to hormonal changes, inflammation, diet. Discuss possiblechanges in diet with your primary doctor.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cut or drained: If it is a sty it may need to be removed , simple minor surgery. If it is a blocked tear duct, it may need to be unblocked. I would see an ophthmalogi ... Read More
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