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MGD

July 24, 2018

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is one of the most common causes of dry eye. It affects the quality of the “meibum,” the oily layer of the tear film which prevents rapid evaporation of tears....

May 22, 2017

Treatment of dry eye syndrome can vary depending upon the cause of your dry eye.  Many people suffer from dry eye due to meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD).  MGD leads to rapid evaporation of your tears, thus causing dry eye syndrome. If you have dry eye related to meibomian gland dysfunction, we offer LipiScan and LipiFlow to accurately diagnose and treat...

May 15, 2017

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the most common cause of dry eye syndrome.  Upwards of 75% of dry eye patients have MGD which causes dry eye due to increased evaporation of the tears.  MGD is also known as meibomitis or meibomianitis (inflammation of the meibomian glands). Symptoms of MGD are exactly the same as dry eye symptoms, including:...