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.
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The international workshop on meibomian gland dysfunction: report of the definition and classification subcommittee.
Meibomian Epithelioma of The Lower Eyelid in a Thoroughbred Horse.
This is followed by meibomian carcinoma, melanoma and retinoblastoma.
All patients underwent noninvasive ocular surface examinations in the following order: tear meniscus height (TMH), noninvasive tear film breakup time, bulbar and limbal hyperemia, and grading of meibomian gland loss with the Oculus Keratograph 5M (Wetzlar, Germany).
These findings suggest that omega-3 fatty acids support the meibomian glands, which produce the vital lipid layer of the tear film and prevent overly rapid tear evaporation.
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After applying fluorescein dye solution to the eye, the ML score was calculated for the outer, middle, and inner thirds of the lower eyelid margin, and sored thereafter as: 0, entirely on the conjunctival side of the meibomian orifices (MOs); 1, part of the ML touches the MOs; 2, ML runs through all of the MOs; and 3, ML runs on the eyelid margin side of the MOs.[sup][16]
Here, the nerve branches connected to the Meibomian gland nerve and affected by dry eye disease are located.
We postulate that the hormonal imbalance during pregnancy affect meibomian gland earlier than the lacrimal gland.
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.
Eyelids contain 20-50 such meibomian glands, whose pores open near the eyelash roots.