Meibomian


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Mei`bo´mi`an


a.1.(Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Meibomius.
Meibomian glands
the slender sebaceous glands of the eyelids, which discharge, through minute orifices in the edges of the lids, a fatty secretion serving to lubricate the adjacent parts.
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Avenova is designed for removal of the microorganisms and debris that contribute to conditions such as meibomian gland dysfunction, dry eye and blepharitis.
Distributed by Positive Impact, DemEx is designed to control demodex blepharitis, ocular rosacea and seborrheic blepharitis, as well as meibomian gland conditions.
Sales of Avenova, an eye care product designed for removal of the microorganisms and debris that contribute to conditions such as meibomian gland dysfunction, dry eye and blepharitis, amounted to USD1.6m for the second quarter of 2019.
NOV03 (100% perfluorohexyloctane) is the first drug developed to treat evaporative DED associated with Meibomian gland dysfunction in a highly effective way.
The innovative and personalized iLux MGD Treatment System addresses Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), a leading cause of dry eye.
Ocular adverse effects of isotretinoin are mostly dose related and they include meibomian gland atrophy, blepharoconjunctivitis, corneal opacities, decreased dark adaptation, intolerance to contact lens, increased tear osmolarity, keratitis, ocular sicca, ocular disturbance and photophobia (3).
The term "ocular surface" encompasses the tear film, lacrimal glands, meibomian glands, cornea, conjunctiva, and eyelids.
NOV03 (100% perfluorohexyloctane) is a preservative-free ophthalmic solution and the first drug developed to treat evaporative DED associated with meibomian gland dysfunction.
Ocular rosacea can present in several forms, including sties on the eyelids, blepharitis with chalazia and telangiectasia, and "meibomian inspissation visible as pale streaks perpendicular to the lid margin," according to a 2016 review article she cited (Clin Dermatol.
Adenoma, adenocarcinoma, Meibomian epithelioma, angioma, basal cell carcinoma, fibroma, fibrosarcoma and mast cell tumors were also reported despite their rarity (Baker and Leyland, 1975; Baptiste and Grahan, 2000; Brooks, 1999; Choi et al., 2013; Cotchin, 1977; Giulino, 2011; Knottenbelt, 2011).
Roughly 86% of dry eye patients suffer from a non-functioning or damaged Meibomian gland.