Meibomian glands and ocular surface inflammation.

  title={Meibomian glands and ocular surface inflammation.},
  author={Tomo Suzuki and Satoshi Teramukai and Shigeru Kinoshita},
  journal={The ocular surface},
  volume={13 2},
The purpose of this review was to systematically analyze publications related to the role of meibomian gland disease in ocular surface inflammation, with special reference to meibomitis as an inflammatory form of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Meibomian gland inflammation is often present with the ocular surface inflammation in conditions such as blepharokeratoconjunctivitis, ocular rosacea, and phlyctenular keratitis, but its contribution is often overlooked, especially in younger subjects… CONTINUE READING


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