meibomian gland blockage


Before learning about meibomian gland dysfunction, let’s know what the meibomian glands are?  Meibomian glands are tiny oil glands that are present along the edge of eyelids where eyelashes are found. They are present in both upper and lower eyelids. The name of this gland is named after the name of German doctor Heinrich Meibom, who studied it. This gland normally produces meibum or oil into tear film, forming an oily lipid layer of tear…

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