Meibomian gland

What is Meibomian gland?

The meibomian glands (or tarsal glands) are a special kind of sebaceous gland at the rim of the eyelids inside the tarsal plate.

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Hello my question is for an ophthalmologist who specializes in the retina. About a month ago, I was changing a light bulb in my house. And it came...

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Normal OCT

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Thanks for sending your query to us.
This is a normal OCT,that means whatever inflammation the...

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I beed to ask any eye doctor some specific questions. Is the eye inflammation mm9 present when someone has meibomian gland disorder (MGD)?


I have...

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Both dry eyes and inflammation is common with MGD ma'am

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Thank you for writing to us.

I have...

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i just noticed a tiny hard lump, on the upper left side of my nose insiide the skin close to the eye lid what couldit it be

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Meibomian gland infection

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Hi,

Is it painful?
How long is this there?
Is it increasing in size?
Is it at the edge of...

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Hello my question is for an ophthalmologist who specializes in the retina . About a month ago, I was changing a light bulb in my house. And it came...

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i just noticed a tiny hard lump, on the upper left side of my nose insiide the skin close to the eye lid what couldit it be

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Is a style the same as a chalizon ? I used warm compress on the one( chalizon- white head only) I had last month, but this one is on the other eye...

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I woke up this morning with the upper eyelid close to my nose dark brown and red, it is also puffy in that area. I have an enlarged gland on the...

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I have myopia, and I think, my eyes get dry a lot. Lately, I have been noticing clogged pores near my lashes. It does not hurt, but I feel a slight...

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Hi, I had an eye infection about a month ago and since then, I have had a lump on my lower lash line, at the point where my eye lash comes from. It...

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a hard lump formed on the inside of my left eye,close to nose, lump hurts when touched eye waters constantly as though i am crying from one eye....

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