A 18-year-old female asked:
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is it okay to use regular eyebrow tweezers to express clogged oil in the meibomian glands?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
No: bad idea
Answered on May 26, 2017
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Too small to see: It sound as if you had good advice about eyelid treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction. The normal oil is a mixture of oil and saline, is transpar ... Read More
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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Hard to predict: but I would add daily cleansing with Baby Shampoo ,to your regimen.Have you consulted with your Ophthalmologist?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
1 week: Keep good hygiene and wash eyes with compression with hands. frequent infections may make ur eye lids thick.

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