MGD Advance Lid Cleanser

FACTS: LID HYGIENE

Lid hygiene with warm compresses is an efficient treatment for most types of lid disease and meibomian gland dysfunction.”

– Aggressively Treat Ocular Surface Disease Before Surgery Freeman Christopher OD, Advanced Ocular Care May/June 2010

Selling a commercial lid cleanser at your office is one way to ensure your patient is using the proper treatment”

– Marc Bloomentsein, OD, FAAO Scottsdale, AZ

Treating LMD as a chronic disease can include a spectrum of approaches, including lid hygiene…..”

– Ophthalmology Times March 1, 2009

Often, treatment begins with gentle cleansing of the eyelid margin along the base of the eyelashes.”

– Anterior and Posterior Blepharitis Mastrota Katherine MS,OD Advance Ocular Care May/June 2009

MGD often responds well to a multi-pronged therapeutic regimen, In various combinations, lid hygiene…..."

– Put the Squeeze on Meibomian Gland Disease Pitts Jill OD and et. Review of Optometry September 15, 2009

It is comforting to know, however, that there is research that identifies the objective and subjective benefits imparted by lid hygiene procedures.”

– Looking at an Old Standby Sowka & Kabat Review of Optometry September 15, 2009

Warm compresses and lid scrubs are the standard first steps.”

– Cracking Down on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction by Kelly Nichols, OD, MPH, Phd supplement to Optometic Management October 2010

If blepharitis/meibomian gland dysfunction is present, daily warm compresses for 5 to 10 minutes, massage, and lid scrubs should be prescribed."

– SDavis Jeanmarie OD Contact Lens Intolerance: How to Keep Dry Eye Patients Comfortable Advanced Ocular Care September 2010

Teaching patients the importance of proper lid hygiene is of course a worthwhile option that can, in time, lead to resolution of symptoms for milder cases.”

– Thomas John,MD www.ophmanagement.com December 2008

Lid hygiene is fundamentally important for all type of blepharitis.”

– Randall Thomas O.D., MPH, FAAO and Ron Melton, OD, FAAO

Alternative treatments may include lid hygiene alone or in combination with oral antibiotics”

– Leo Semes OD, FAAO www.clspectrum.com November 2009