Your Eyelids Can Cause Dry Eyes

Did you know that eyelids are the cause of almost 86% of dry eye conditions? That’s because you have tiny oil glands that line the margin of your eyelids, essential for proper tear production and function. When these glands don’t work, it causes decreased or poor quality tears. This results in the irritation, redness, andContinue reading “Your Eyelids Can Cause Dry Eyes”

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Are your eyes watering, red, burning, and feel itchy and irritated? You might have DRY EYE, which is very common in New Mexico! Most people with dry eye also have another condition called Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD). Changes to the amount and quality of oil that the Meibomian Glands produce can cause MGD. Multiple factors canContinue reading “Meibomian Gland Dysfunction”

Eyelash dandruff

Blepharitis is a common eyelid inflammation that can cause eyelid irritation, a gritty sensation in your eyes, crusting of the lids, dryness, eye redness, and fluctuations in vision. Blepharitis has two basic forms: Anterior blepharitis, affecting the outside front of the eyelid where eyelashes are attached. Posterior blepharitis, linked to dysfunction of meibomian glands withinContinue reading “Eyelash dandruff”