... Below is my July 5 post--maybe some of it can be useful to you. Google the words you do not understand:
Just had my first BlephEx treatment in for Blepharitis in a Phoenix suburb. Opthalmologist charged $100 to pluck out select eye lashes and examine under microscope to demo the creepy mites. He did not clean the tweezers before or after using them on me.
Next assistant... (4 replies)
... yellow and she explained that its been there for a VERY long time and my glands were on the verge of dying completely, but fortunately i was in time. Although my eyes are still dry, they arent as dry and gritty in the morning, which is a welcome change! ... (5 replies)
... Thanks. And yeah I also have dry eye syndrome aswell its just a never ending nigtmare I'm going to have an allergey test done but I doubt my symptoms are allergie related but just to make sure I guess wots the harm. (4 replies)
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... common with this condition and can cause the symptoms you mention. Sometimes eyes are sensitive to preservatives in natural tears. If you don't use the preservative free kind, switch to those. And use often. ... (4 replies)
... foreign body sensation,blurry vision, iching redness, burning. So if that's the case shouldn't my eyes feel somwhat normal? ... (4 replies)
... I am almost 28 and have had my pinguecula since I was 20. I really hate them, they make me really unhappy. I have had posterior blepharitis or mgd for two years, it was left undiagnosed and untreated for over a year. ... (0 replies)
... antime I neglected seeking medical reasons for why this was happening in the first place. Mostly because the opthalmologists and opticians I went to insisted my eyes are normal and healthy. Unfortunately, at the time I didn't realise that they were not qualified enough to diagnose me. ... (2 replies)
... I had once beautiful and healthy eyes until a dermatologist prescribed a retinoid cream for under my eyes which caused intense dryness, an allergic reaction, and mild blepharitis. ... (0 replies)
... My eyes have been slightly dry for a while. ... (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)
... So, the problem is that Accutane obliterates your meibomian glands, your eyes don't produce enough oil, and you get dry eye. ... (4 replies)
... There are a few doctors ( Dr Rolando Toyos and others) in the USA that are doing IPL for MGD. Does anyone know if there is any Doctor doing this in Europe ???
I would also like to know if there is anyone out there that has tried IPL for dry eyes? (0 replies)
... I took Accutane for 6 months in 2007. When I finished the treatment, I could notice how easily my eyes used to get irritated by wind, air conditioning...etc. ... (0 replies)
... I've been a member of this forum for a while, on and off. My symptoms include dry eye, red irritated eyes, MGD and pingeculeas which thank God were surgically removed. ... (3 replies)
... I also have white dots like whiteheads inside the lids, but when i press them nothing comes out of that part of the eyelid, whereas in the places where i don't have those dot, i can see tiny drops like clear water on the lids. So i guess i need something stronger to get the other thinks out.
Someone mentioned that his doctor put a q-tip behind the eyelid and pressed with the... (35 replies)
... Hi i have no signs of MGD either but this is what i think i have. becuase my schimmer is not to bad. I have been confused as to where this is coming from. ... (24 replies)
... I'm still not sure whats causing the dry eye. One thing that the doctor at Moorfield mentioned was the possibility of my eyes opening partially during sleep, and drying out. This may explain why my eyes feel worst first thing in the morning. ... (24 replies)
... ves the impression that dry eye is a diagnosis on its own, which its not. Dry eye means not enough tears, but if you havent got enough oil but enough tears, your eyes are not dry 'in the real sense' and go undiagnosed. beacause not enough oil produces the same symptoms as not enough tears. ... (24 replies)
... Hiya susie.
Im sure i have mgd, i have only been to prof dura once, but he is the best out of all i have been to so far. I am doing the compresses and doxy, i havent hed dry eye for long so im hoping this will help, if not i will look in to alternatives. I do have good days when they dont feel to bad.
I can certaintly concur with the drops and more drops. If this is all... (7 replies)