- Meibomitis symptoms
- Meibomitis reasons
- Treatment of the Meibomitis
Meibomitis - the inflammation of meibomian glands of a cartilage a century caused by penetration and development into them of coccal flora. Happens acute and chronic.
The disease is shown by reddening and roughness of the rear edge of a century. Openings of meibomian glands are covered with a secret. Contents of meibomian glands can be muddy and semisolid, reminding toothpaste.
Often patients notice foam on edge of a lower eyelid. Meibomian foam arises from the fact that excess of fat in a tear is shaken up in foam at the blink movements a century. Tubules of meibomian glands in a cartilage are bent and рубцово are changed. Often excess of a fatty secret causes meibomian conjunctivitis or a syndrome of a hot eye.
The chronic meibomitis usually is followed by recurrent chalazions. The acute meibomitis is considered as internal barley.
The meibomitis is caused by dysfunction of meibomian glands, is followed by excessive secretion and is more often observed at patients with an acne of a rozatse, seborrheal dermatitis, a dry keratoconjunctivitis, chronic irritation of eyes, for example contact lenses, smoke, a smog.
Treatment of the Meibomitis:
Carry out hygiene a century with solution of children's shampoo for removal of crusts and scales (cleaning to carry out at least 2 - 3 times a day). Apply the oculentums containing antibiotics.
For the night grease eyelids of 1% with mercury ointment on a vaseline basis. At dry forms of seborrhea it is recommended to wash the head, area of a forehead and a nose bridge with anti-seborrheal shampoo 2-3 times a week.
At excess meibomian fat or a condensation of a secret of meibomian glands inside appoint tetracycline on 0,25 g 4 times a day or doxycycline on 0,1 g 2 times a day within two weeks, then any of them - once a day.
Are useful also to an expression of meibomian glands.