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What is treatment or medicines for primary meibomian glands dysfunction (mgd)? Mgd is same like dry eye or causes of dry eye ?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Related to dry eye

Best treatment for mgd is warm compresses.
Sometimes we will use medications like tetracyclines in severe cases.

In brief: Related to dry eye

Best treatment for mgd is warm compresses.
Sometimes we will use medications like tetracyclines in severe cases.
Dr. Matthew Goren
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Heated compresses

The primary treatment for posterior blepharitis (mgd) is moderately hot compresses for 10' 1 to 4 times/day followed by gentle eyelid massage using a wet washcloth with diluted baby shampoo.
This process should continue daily for a long time to control the symptoms. Taking fish oil or flaxseed oil (2000mg/d) may help improve the eyelid oil gland function. Doxycycline, azasite, erthromycin possibly.

In brief: Heated compresses

The primary treatment for posterior blepharitis (mgd) is moderately hot compresses for 10' 1 to 4 times/day followed by gentle eyelid massage using a wet washcloth with diluted baby shampoo.
This process should continue daily for a long time to control the symptoms. Taking fish oil or flaxseed oil (2000mg/d) may help improve the eyelid oil gland function. Doxycycline, azasite, erthromycin possibly.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
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