... I have just been diagosed with Meibomian gland dysfunction. My eyes didn't hurt UNTIL I started the treatment! ... (50 replies)
... My poor little 6 year old has already endured a lifetime of operations due to a blocked kidney and a heart murmur and now has blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction, he has already had 2 ops under general to excise the cysts and has another cyst appearing. ... (0 replies)
... thank you everybody for the quick responses
mont - sorry i sounded like i was having a panic attack - I guess it came out a little stronger in writing! - its just very frustrating when i need to constantly study and my eyes hurt so much - for about a week, i came home to my apt and would take 3 hour naps - so i prob was depressed as well from this condition, but even when... (39 replies)
... Hey all,
I am 23 years old and was recently diagnosed with meibomian gland dysfunction (posterior blepharitis). I have been suffering since this past january and it has been hell. I had been wearing contacts for years, and for the past two years my eyes were really dry and sometimes my vision got blurry, but I just used rewetting drops because my routine opthalmologist... (39 replies)
... I stopped the ointment and I haven't had a clogged gland since nor that pain. Can the ointment actually clog your glands? ... (50 replies)
... I think at one time I did, but now it is meibomian gland dysfunction. ... (32 replies)
... and blepharitis due to MGD. ... (5 replies)
... hey im new to all this i mread yor blog that youve got rid ov bleph how did u do it? xxxlouisa,, really want this gone! x x x (50 replies)
... I've been through the mill with this. Even couldn't get a positive diagnosis from an eminient Opthalmologist.
Started out as D E Syndrome abt 5 yrs ago as an offshoot to Diabetes type 2.
My GP went thru a whole spectrum of drops before we settled on Cellufresh.
Over the past 2-3 yrs, the Meibomian Glands started to block with congealed oil (like hard butter). So I do the... (50 replies)
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Milwaukee, WI USA
Posts: 2 Re: Posterior Blepharitis/Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
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... I dont know if you still read these boards Jen, but I was wondering what dosage you were on for doxy? (50 replies)
... he wasn't very helpful. Actually he was kind of a jerk which was disappointing. He said that I did have blepharitis but that it wasn't bad enough to prescribe anything. I said.."so you just wait till it gets bad enough..." ..I can't remember his remark back. ... (50 replies)
... My eyes are now far worse then they have ever been. The lates diagnosis I have is that I have Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis, Blepharitis and MGD. I have tried warm compresses but after about two attempts they make my eyes burn so much I can't do them any more. ... (50 replies)
... es and yes, it is a nightmare and I still dont wake up.. well I hav my condition 4 months. It began returning from a flight .. suddenly I saw the openings of the meibomian glands... and days later I says some kind of secretion... on the outsides... my doctor told me to make the compresses .. ... (50 replies)
... it each day, not for long periods and I always come home and wash it off. I'll probably have to stop doing that too. I can't see any oil being expressed out my meibomian glands when I squeeze them. I wonder if I'm not doing it right or hard enough? ... (50 replies)
... lid massages after the compresses. its hard to describe and there are many ways to do it, but basically i press down on the edge of my lids where the meibomian glands are to express the oil, top and bottom lid. ... (50 replies)
... I am hoping one of you can help. My daughter (who's 9) has had this condition for the last three years where a line of "sleep" or "crusties" as we call them forms at the base of her eyelashes. The pediatrician recommended hot compresses and eyelid washes, which we have tried. By midday it starts to come back and it itches. She rubs them and it looks like she has sleep in... (50 replies)
... Hi, I have enjoyed reading your posts and I hope that you can help me.
I had Lasik surgery about 3 weeks ago and I have had extremely dry eyes since then. Today I went to another Dr. and he told me that I have dry eyes and Blepharitis. He says that my oil glands are stopped up and that I need to do the warm compresses. Does anyone know if Lasik could have brought this own.... (50 replies)
... translator told me sore=painful
About oil glands , that seems weird , you need to look under the eyelid to see them , dont u ? (50 replies)
... My eyelids are just sore, red & flaky - not really painful. As far as seeing oil glands (meibomian glands), I see little white clear bubbles in the corners of both eyes (top & bottom eyelids) - I'm guessing these are the blocked oil glands that should becoming unblocked while doing all these compresses (but they are not). (50 replies)