IPL: the Meibomian Gland Game Changer

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Dry eye is multifactorial disease caused by a loss of hemostasis of the tear film from instability, ocular surface inflammation and damage including neurological and morphology changes. Meibomian gland dysfunction or “MGD” is a chronic abnormality of the oil producing glands of the eye. MGD occurs when the oil glands are clogged and meibum cannot… Read more »

Marijuana Not Useful for Glaucoma

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Medical Marijuana: Not Useful for Glaucoma

Laura Nennig, OD November 18, 2018 Now with the approval of medical marijuana use in Missouri, I’m anticipating many patients asking about whether marijuana is useful for treating glaucoma, some out of curiosity and others hoping to get a prescription.  Here are a few things to know. Marijuana: schedule 1 drug Marijuana is currently categorized… Read more »