Navigation Links
Lack of Eye Gland Education Can Cause Dry Eye Warns Water and Eye Researcher
Date:10/22/2013

porating.

Illness, eye allergies, physical dehydration or environmental conditions such as dry or polluted air or humidity, Kleyne explains, can dehydrate the eyes and the body. This eventually leads to impaired lachrymal glands, a major cause of dry eye. In addition, dry facial skin, especially dry, flaky or inflamed eyelids, can cause the meibomian glands to not function properly, also leading to dry eye symptoms.        

According to Kleyne, tear producing lachrymal glands sit next to and above the eyeball. Nerves controlling lachrymal glands are more complex than those controlling meibomian glands. The emotional drive for tearing is mediated through the seventh cranial nerve. The lachrymal gland contains estrogen, prolactin, androgen, insulin and other hormone receptors.

Tears produced by lachrymal glands, Klyene notes, consist of water, salt (electrolyte), protein, antibodies, growth factors and enzymes. All are essential to the health of the epithelium, the clear membrane covering the white of the eye, called the "sclera," and the clear part of the eye, called the "cornea."

Meibomian glands, says Kleyne, resemble elongated grape clusters. Glands express oil into a central duct that discharges onto the eyelid margin. Ducts can undergo keratinization (hardening) when surrounding tissue is inflamed, thereby blocking the duct. Keratinization can occur due to both chronic obstructive meibomian gland dysfunction and bacterial blepharitis (eyelid inflammation).

To optimize eye gland health, Sharon Kleyne recommends drinking at least eight glasses of pure water each day, in addition to all other fluids, and making a concerted effort to keep the eye surface and the facial skin fully moisturized and humidified with pure water.

According to Kleyne, Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® from Bio-Logic Aqua Research, quickly supplements lost moisture in the tear fi
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Red Tide Likely in New England This Season, Experts Warn
2. Researchers see BPA effects in monkey mammary glands
3. Stem cell sparing radiotherapy for head and neck cancer may avoid salivary gland damage
4. Newborn Screening May Miss Adrenal-Gland Disorder
5. New England Journal of Medicine hails new skin cancer drug as greatest advance yet
6. Aetna Institute Designates RSC New England Center of Excellence
7. OnPage Provides Secure, Rapid Response at New England’s Largest Catholic Hospital
8. Researchers aim to grow salivary glands using patients own cells
9. Care New England joins The Conversation Project
10. Heart disease map of England highlights growing social inequality in older ages
11. First gene therapy study in human salivary gland shows promise
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... A novel compound that targets an important brain ... cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior, a University at ... strong evidence that this may be a novel lead ... medications exist., The UB research was published as an ... , In the study, the compound, RO5263397, severely blunted ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... MD (April 23, 2014) The American Gastroenterological ... the 2014 AGA Research Scholars. The AGA Research ... investigators to develop independent and productive research careers ... Scholar Awards fund an additional year allowing for ... committed to supporting junior faculty who are paving ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... scientists led by a researcher from the Cancer Science ... of Singapore has identified the cancer specific stem cell ... possibility of developing new drugs for the treatment of ... research group, led by Dr Chan Shing Leng, Research ... time that a cancer-specific variant of a cell surface ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... have shown that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor ... neurons and axons. From the perspective of neural ... Yat-sen University in China observed the effects of ... cell proliferation and expression of basic fibroblast growth ... brain on the infarct side. The researchers found ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... few decades researchers have characterized a set of clock ... in all types of species, from flies to humans. ... researchers surmise there are more. A team from the ... wondered if big-data approaches could find them. , ... Hogenesch, PhD, professor of Pharmacology and first author Ron ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Novel compound halts cocaine addiction and relapse behaviors 2Health News:AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars 2Health News:Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential treatment of gastric cancer 2Health News:Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential treatment of gastric cancer 3Health News:Bioinformatics profiling identifies a new mammalian clock gene 2
... March 18 German medical device,manufacturer Ziehm Imaging ... European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna. This ... requiring minimal OR space. The,system provides flexible image ... OR monitors. Ziehm Solo was designed to meet ...
... provider of comprehensive medical record solutions for healthcare ... on Wednesday, March 25th at their headquarters in ... Future" will focus on the rollout of the ... meant to promote the integration of electronic medical ...
... 17 The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the ... Jaeger regarding the introduction of H.R. 1548, "The Pathway ... is the wrong road for patients looking for safe ... times. It is a long route filled with ...
... Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, the leading generic pharmaceutical company, ... Senior Vice President of Government Affairs on the ... Eshoo and Joe Barton: "In this year of ... to affordable medicines. The legislation re-introduced in the ...
... University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have ... protein snarls found in the brains of Alzheimer,s patients ... needed to combat the neurodegenerative disease. , Alzheimer,s disease, ... and is among the most costly diseases to society ...
... WASHINGTON, March 17 A federal jury in Miami ... connection with a $5.3 million Medicare fraud scheme, Acting ... Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the ... federal court in Miami, a jury found David Rothman, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ziehm Imaging Introduces Ziehm Solo C-arm, Featuring a Versatile set-up in the OR and Exceptional Image Quality 2Health News:Ziehm Imaging Introduces Ziehm Solo C-arm, Featuring a Versatile set-up in the OR and Exceptional Image Quality 3Health News:Microwize to Hold Free Stimulus Package Workshop for Medical Industry 2Health News:Microwize to Hold Free Stimulus Package Workshop for Medical Industry 3Health News:GPhA Statement on Introduction of H.R. 1548, 'The Pathway for Biosimilars Act' 2Health News:Mechanism of Alzheimer's suggests combination therapy needed 2Health News:Mechanism of Alzheimer's suggests combination therapy needed 3Health News:Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam 2Health News:Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam 3Health News:Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority ... United States and European transcatheter embolization ... through 2022, with embolization particles representing one of ... drug-eluting beads (DEBs) and radioembolization spheres in interventional ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue: PharmaPoint: Atopic ... Analysis to 2022 http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957657/PharmaPoint-Atopic-Dermatitis---India-Drug-Forecast-and-Market-Analysis-to-2022.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Pathology ... India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue: ... Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End ... STUDY OBJECTIVES A drug ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 2PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 4PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: