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Causes Of Meibomianitis
Eyelids are thicker from very mild meibomianitis, how long should I do warrm compress and doxycyline until thickness goes away?
No: Meibomitis is an inflammation of a type of gland in the eyelid. It cannot cause rosacia in the way you are thinking. However, any inflammation in the skin may trigger an attack. So it is possible that whatever caused the infllammation in the eyelid could also trigger a rosacea flare up if you are someone who is prone to that. It is very unlikely however. ...Read more
Yes tear oil problem: Meibomitis is a chronic inflammation of the meibomian glands which produce oils preventing tear evaporation. There may be a bacterial over infection component. The main use of Doxycycline is to change the chemistry in the meibomian gland oil secetions and not to act as an antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common condition: Meibomitis also called posterior blepharitis is a condition caused by blocked oil glands of the eyelid. It causes redness, discomfort and sometimes a blurring of vision. It can be a chronic condition needing different types of treatment. See your eye doctor for further information and have a great day! ...Read more
Disease: Color change on the surface of the eye can be from liver failure and a rise in bilirubin-the white part turns yellow. The eye can appear red from chronic inflammation from belpaharitis and meibomianitis and dry eye syndrome. The cornea can appear lighter from corneal swelling from a number of conditions. The iris can look light, or darker depending on the disease as well. Got to your eyemd. ...Read more
I have red eye more than 1 week without any help with antibiotic eye drops. What other underlying causes of red eye other than conjunctivitis?
Viral: Majority of pink eyes or conjunctivitis are viral, therefore they have to run their course usually 10-14 days. Antibiotics alone won't make any difference. Antibiotics and mild steroids given under opththalmologists care can decrease the redness. But either way it will there for the full course of it. If only one eye is red then there are many more dx:, iritis, foreign body, to name a couple. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two thoughts: The possibilities here are numerous, but at least two that come to mind are 1) childhood developmental factors, and 2) anger as covering over other feelings. For the first one, if children aren't taught to deal with anger early on, they'll have trouble with it later. For the second one, anger can sometimes be an internal defense against other, more troubling feelings that are harder to express. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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