Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Nearly 86% of all dry eye cases are caused by meibomian gland dysfunction. Yet, many people with it, do not even realize that have it. And, a large portion of those who do, use at home remedies like warm compressions that give them little to no relief. Meibomian gland dysfunction occurs when the meibomian glands of the eyelids get clogged. As a result, they produce less oil when blinking. Although the typical treatment is to apply warm compresses to the eyelids. It is not enough to adequately treat the problem and restore normal functioning of meibomian glands.