A Review Of Meibomian Gland Dysfuntion As Presented At Dry Eye University

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Frank W. Bowden


Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), has been well established as a major etiologic factor in dry eye disease, replacing long regarded aqueous deficiency.  Lemp, et al reported that 86% of a dry eye clinic cohort demonstrated evidence of MGD.1 An understanding of normal meibomian gland function is important to effective dry eye management.


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Frank W. Bowden, Bowden Eye & Associates

Frank W. Bowden, III, MD, FACS is a board-certified ophthalmologist and founder and medical director of Bowden Eye & Associates in Jacksonville, FL. He did his cornea fellowship at Will’s Eye in Philadelphia.


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