... morning and night and things are fine. I use a cotton bud to put the castor oil on like an eyeliner. I have been trying the warm compresses as recommended by the eye doctor but I have a feeling that this aggravates my eyes. I find cold compresses and cool water on my face work best. ... (0 replies)
... zasite, plugs, and I'm currently using Restasis. I've been feeling very lost and depressed at times. No one seems to understand how I feel and insists I just use eye drops and get over it. ... (0 replies)
... Welcome to the club, mate. Check back every once in a while, theres is potential for a lawsuit.
Aside from that, what helps you the most? I can't be inside, like, ever. So I sit on my back patio and use my laptop. I live in Florida, so the warm air and humidity makes everything perfect. I can use a laptop for infinite amounts of time so long as I'm out here, which is weird. (4 replies)
... e by shrinking the sebaceous glands that supply oil to the skin. Well, meibomian glands are the sebaceous glands of the eye. They supply oil that lubricates your eye and prevents your tears from evaporating. ... (4 replies)
... I too suffer from MGD but not nearly as bad as this sounds. Have you tried warm compresses? ... (4 replies)
... dry eye due to MGD, which I have always been convinced was due to Acutane. I went undiagnosed for 2 years, and finally found a doctor that was able to label it as MGD. ... (4 replies)
... Since Oct.2008 I've been to 5 opthomologists. The first 4 were of no help. They hand you the latest drop & hope it works & rarely diagnose you. I finally went to someone that says I suffer from MGD & have poor tears. I've been on Doxy 50mg for about a month & Restasis since Jan. with little results. It does burn less. I'm not sure what happened. I made a trip overseas and... (0 replies)
... In which restasis might help with inflammation. You may have inflammation caused by MGD as you said you have some white stuff in your lid margins. ... (8 replies)
... severely red. This was limited to the corners of that eye on the side closest to the ear. ... (8 replies)
... Hello Im Delilah and I have had severe dry eye with MGD for going on 4 years now and now I can't wear eye make-up either, its a mess, my eyes are so dry and I am constantly putting in drops that make-up would ruin them. I've also noticed when I do try and put it on my eyes get worse and I have allergy make up too? Im only 30 and it sucks not being able to wear eye make-up,... (27 replies)
... Hello I just wanted you to know that I have the same problem which freaked me out when I seen this huge purple vein in the corner of my eye. Mostly in my left eye which is the worst one. ... (4 replies)
... oh, yeah, this Dry eye sickness, is driving mad, I just can't figure out why it gets so worse. ... (13 replies)
... Im 30 years old and have been suffering with Severe Chronic Dry Eye for 3 years now, along with MGD and having this I am putting drops in every 5 minutes, doing warm compresses and I've used every kind of eye drop, including the Restasis which I am on now. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Susan - I'm so glad you were able to find a regimen that works for you. That's great! I have ocular rosacea/MGD as well as pingueculae, too (for 3 years now). Not sure if what I have is conjuntivochalasis, though. My ophth. never mentioned it. I have found that what works best for my eyes is to just leave them alone. I'm not kidding! I soap up the lids a little bit when I'm... (2 replies)
... These are preservative free, drug free and completely harmless for your eyes. There have been studies conducted by eye doctors and the results have been excellent. Do a search on google and you should find the article. ... (2 replies)
... mucus things coming out of my eyes day and night and my eyes are so dry, I am on Restasis and NAC drops from a compounding pharmacy but I also use tons of other eye drops to help soothe my poor dry eyes. I know its gross and hard to believe when you pull those long rubbery strings out huh? ... (3 replies)
... I too have both dry eyes (MGD) and allergy.
And my answer is yes to most questions (although i sometimes use Naphcon-A rather than visine) but these whiteners tend to worsen with time. So i keep the use only for occasions.
I have a question, what is your medication for the allergy part.
I think you should check out the color of the Meimobian Glands on the inner part... (5 replies)
... I'm pretty sure that they are the glands. They are on the inside kinda area behind my eyelashes. Where my eyelid touches my eye. The dr. has said that my glands are clogged and that the oil is thick and milky. I just assumed that since it was colored I was able to see it inside my glands. I'm wondering now if those are plugs or something that I can see... (35 replies)
... if they are on your glands I would say they are plugged meibomian glands, did you ever ask your eye Dr. what they are? ... (35 replies)
... hoping that's positive. Thought maybe something came out during the night and stuck to lids. I'll take anything at this stage that might offer hope. My first eye doc said I had nothing wrong. Lids were fine. Went to specialist and they sent me to hospital opth dept. ... (35 replies)