Structure of meibomian gland

Known as: Gland, Meibomian, glands meibomian, Tarsal glands 
The sebaceous glands situated on the inner surface of the eyelids between the tarsal plates and CONJUNCTIVA.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
PURPOSE To evaluate the use of tear osmolarity in the diagnosis of dry eye disease. DESIGN A prospective, observational case… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE To examine the morphologic changes in meibomian glands associated with aging and gender using a novel meibography system… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The purpose of this report was to examine the relation between clinical tests and dry eye symptoms in patients with… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE To test a newly developed tear evaporimetry system that detects real-time changes in tear evaporation rates and shows the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To compare the expression of the pro- and anti-inflammatory forms of interleukin (IL)-1 in the tear fluid and… (More)
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2000
2000
PURPOSE The hypothesis in the study was that androgens control meibomian gland function, regulate the quality and/or quantity of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To determine which subjective assessments and objective tests have clinical utility as diagnostic tools in ocular… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To study the demographics and estimate the prevalence of dry eye among elderly Americans. METHODS A population-based… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine the importance of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) on the ocular surface. DESIGN Prospective study… (More)
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1981
1981
Simple surgery gave whole meibomian glands of steer yielding approximately 47 mg of lipid per pair of lids. This lipid gave a… (More)
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