The diurnal secretory characteristics of individual meibomian glands.

@article{Blackie2010TheDS,
  title={The diurnal secretory characteristics of individual meibomian glands.},
  author={Caroline A. Blackie and Donald R. Korb},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          34-8
        }
}
PURPOSE To investigate the diurnal secretory characteristics of individual meibomian glands (MGs). METHODS Ten subjects (4 females and 6 males) with healthy eyelid appearance and without dry eye symptoms were recruited (mean age = 23.8 +/- 1.8 years). Both right and left lower eyelids were marked in 3 places to locate 5 consecutive MGs in each third (temporal, central, and nasal) of the lower eyelid. A total of 15 MGs per eye were diagnostically expressed for 10 seconds on both right and left… CONTINUE READING

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