A 18-year-old female asked:
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i can see small white dots representing my meibomian glands but when i try to express them after a warm compress, none of the clogged oil comes out?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Don't do that: Just warm wet compresses. Don't try to express the glands. You won't be able to see stuff come out of them even if it does without a microscope.
Answered on Mar 11, 2019
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No: bad idea
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