meibomian gland dysfunction

Ocular Rosacea

by Russ Lazarus March 3, 2021

Of the more than 16 million people in the United States who have rosacea, more than 60% will experience eye-related symptoms.  More than 10% of […]

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Dry Eyes and Aging

by Russ Lazarus December 20, 2020

Dry eyes affect the quality of life for up to 30 percent of adults over the age of 50.  Dry eye syndrome (DES) is a […]

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Dry Eyes: What Is Intense Pulsed Light Therapy? 

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy treats the underlying cause of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and dry eye syndrome (DES), providing long lasting results for millions […]

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Why Do My Eyes Feel Gritty?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Gritty eyes can make your eyes feel scratchy, rough and irritated— almost as if a piece of sand is stuck in your eye. Gritty eyes […]

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How Is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Treated?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is one of the leading causes of dry eye syndrome and blepharitis. Recent studies show up that to 59 percent of […]

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Can Warm Compresses Help Dry Eyes?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

If you are suffering from mild to moderate dry eye symptoms, warm compresses are a natural way to treat dry eyes and relieve uncomfortable symptoms.  […]

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How Is Dry Eye Syndrome Diagnosed?

by Russ Lazarus December 9, 2020

Dry eye syndrome affects up to 50 percent of adults. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that occurs when the eyes cannot produce a […]

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8 Ways to Prevent Winter Dry Eyes

by Russ Lazarus November 30, 2020

Harsh winter weather is commonly linked to dry, itchy skin, but did you know that this cold, snowy season can have similar effects on your […]

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How Does the Demodex Mite Cause Blepharitis?

by Russ Lazarus August 27, 2020

What are demodex mites? The demodex mite can cause blepharitis, resulting in inflammation of the eyelids and severe dry eye. Demodex folliculorum is a type […]

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Blepharitis

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

What is blepharitis? Blepharitis is one of the most common ocular conditions caused by an inflammation of the eyelids, usually as a result of a […]

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Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

The critical role of the eyelid The eyelid’s primary function is to protect the eye from injury and provide a moist cavity for the normal […]

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What Is Dry Eye Syndrome?

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

More than 16 million people suffer from dry eyes.  Dry eyes is a common condition that results from insufficient tear quantity, or inadequate tear quality.  […]

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