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A 18-year-old female asked:

is it better to unclog meibomian glands (no stye or chalazion) with dry or wet warm compresses?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Heat is key: See [email protected] for more details, but heat is key to naturally opening up meibomian gland: it can be wet or dry. Washing lids/lashes with hot water (without burning skin) is also important. Diluted tea tree oil also helps naturally clear lashes from bacteria & mites that can clog glands.

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Last updated Dec 30, 2019

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