Giant papillary conjunctivitis and meibomian gland dysfunction blepharitis.

  title={Giant papillary conjunctivitis and meibomian gland dysfunction blepharitis.},
  author={Neilson Martin and Roy S. Rubinfeld and James D. Malley and V Manzitti},
  journal={The CLAO journal : official publication of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc},
  volume={18 3},
In this prospective pilot study we saw 42 consecutive giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) patients (80 eyes), all of whom were found to have some meibomian gland dysfunction blepharitis. Severity of GPC at presentation correlated with severity of meibomian gland dysfunction blepharitis (Kendall's tau b averaged 0.246 across the adjusted statistical analyses). Thirty-two patients (63 eyes) were refit after treating meibomian gland dysfunction blepharitis. Twenty-eight of these patients (55 eyes… CONTINUE READING