Pupillary Pathways

Oral Doxycycline vs. Azithromycin for Treatment of MGD

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Feb 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 As I’m sure you have all seen in your clinical rotations, meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is an extremely common condition found in many of our patients. Meibomian glands play an important role in the health of the ocular surface by secreting lipid and proteins into the tears, thus preventing evaporation of the tear film.

Dysfunction of these glands will compromise the natural balance of the tear film, often resulting in signs and symptoms associated with evaporative dry eye. 

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Topics: Treatment, MGD