In the past, it was largely believed that Dry Eye was caused by a lack of tear
Normal Eyelid (meibomian) Glands:
Meibomian glands produce the oils needed for a healthy tear film
Gland (oil) Dropout:
MGD occurs when the meibomian glands become blocked. If this blockage is left untreated the glands will drop out entirely.
A series of evaluations will be performed to determine if you have Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, or MGD. This will include gland imaging and a meibomian gland evaluation. Knowing what is causing your Dry Eye will help Dr. Day determine the best treatment option.Your First Visit