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Symptoms 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