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What You Need to Know Before Heat Treatments for MGD

Meibomian Oil Glands (MG) are the glands located in the eyes that provide the protective oils, mucus, and fluids that keep the eyes moist and comfortable. However, many women who reach menopause, children, men and women across the nation find that they suffer from dry...

How to Manage Ocular Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin disorder that affects 16 million Americans.  According to the National Rosacea Society (NRS), this number has jumped up by 2 million in the past ten years.  Since Rosacea occurs mainly on the cheeks and nose, it is common for those who suffer from...

Is Your Smartphone Causing Your Chronic Dry Eyes?

Staring at a computer screen can cause the eyes to become tired. Everyone knows how important it is to protect the eyes from UV rays with UV blocking sunglasses. However, what many people do not realize is that the light that is emitted from a smartphone can also harm...

7 Successful and Natural Cures for Blepharitis

When eyes become inflamed and irritated, the eyelids can become crusty, swollen, and sticky.  This common eye disorder is called “Blepharitis”.  There are several remedies that don’t involve drugs or strong solutions that will soothe the symptoms and address the root...

Effective Treatment for Ocular Rosacea

Ocular rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that causes acne-like bumps and the face to become red and flushed.  Commonly found on the cheeks and nose, people who experience symptoms from Rosacea can experience eye problems.  Those who suffer from Rosacea also...

How to Relieve Red Irritated Eyes

Almost everyone has dealt with red irritated eyes.  Caused by a wide variety of reasons, red eyes can happen at any time.  There are many reasons that red, irritated eyes occur: Eye Conditions Air Quality Surgery and Medicines Lifestyle and Habits Being Female –...

Do Your Part in Improving Eye Helath

Are your eyes especially dry throughout the day? Have you noticed a change in your eyesight that has come with age? The reality for seniors is that it is entirely common to experience trouble with the eyes and eyesight as time goes on. For most eye conditions, the...

Treatments for Recurring Chalazion

A small bump that looks similar to a pimple and appears on the eyelid is called a chalazion.  If more than one is present, it is referred to as chalazia.  A chalazion is usually caused because of a blocked meibomian gland (oil gland) that develops on the inside of the...

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