meibomian


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mei·bo·mi·an

(mī-bō'mē-ăn),
Attributed to or described by Meibom.

meibomian

adjective Referring to meibomian glands.

mei·bo·mi·an

(mī-bō'mē-ăn)
Attributed to or described by Heinrich Meibom.

meibomian

named after H. Meibom, a German anatomist.

meibomian adenoma
commonest canine peri-ocular neoplasm.
meibomian cyst
meibomian gland
see meibomian gland.
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7 cases were due to upper lid meibomian gland tumour excision.
Is complete androgen insensitivity syndrome associated with alterations in the meibomian gland and ocular surface?
A digital pressure was applied on the upper tarsus, and the degree of ease in expressing meibomian secretion (meibum) was evaluated semi-quantitatively as follows: Grade 0, clear meibum is easily expressed; Grade 1, cloudy meibum is expressed with a mild pressure; Grade 2, cloudy meibum is expressed with more than moderate pressure; and Grade 3, meibum cannot be expressed even with hard pressure.
The company bolstered this commitment with the introduction earlier this year of Dynamic Meibomian Imaging(DMI), a new paradigm in imaging of meibomian glands that provides exceptional clarity in visualization of the gland structure.
Several studies have determined an association between the intake of omega-3 supplements and meibomian gland oils and the implication for dry eye disease.
The TearScience System, which includes LipiView II, the Korb Meibomian Gland Evaluator, and LipiFlow, is designed to identify, diagnose, and treat MGD, a chronic and progressive disease that disrupts the tear film and vision clarity, causes ocular discomfort and is the root cause of most dry eye.
Ultimately, the meibomian glands may largely disappear.
For practical purposes, Wilhelmus classification is easy to remember and divides blepharitis into two main groups, anterior (involving the hair follicles) or posterior (involving meibomian glands).
Demodex brevis is a similar organism except that it infests the meibomian and sebaceous glands.
Of the 100 million plus of dry eye sufferers worldwide, the leading cause (86 percent) is evaporative dry eye, which is caused by Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) and a lipid deficiency of the eye's natural tear film.
Pathologic classification of meibomian gland carcinomas of eyelids: clinical and pathologic study of 156 cases.
Kronik konjonktivit ve dakriyosistit gibi enfeksiyonlar, azalmis veya tumuyle kaybolmus lakrimal ve meibomian bez islevi, embriyojenezis asamasinda korneal epitelin olasi birincil Gelisimsel bozuklugu suclanan etkenler arasindandir (13-15).