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This study intends to evaluate the relationship between meibomitis and statin use. Meibomitis is the predominant cause of evaporative dry eye. Higher cholesterol levels were noted in patients with meibomitis when compared to controls without meibomitis. We would like to investigate the effect of statin use on meibomitis among patients with dyslipidemia.
The purpose of our study is to assess the change of meibomian gland structure in patients during treatment with 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors using meibography. Patients with dyslipidemia with or without HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) treatment were recruited. Medical records are collected prospectively from Dec. 8th 2016 to Dec. 31st 2019. Meibomian gland (MG) morphology described by meiboscores, lid margin abnormality scores, meibum quality, and dry eye parameters were compared between the two groups. This study may also provide information about possible treatment options in patients with meibomitis in the future.
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Keratograph 5M, Oculus, Wetzlar, Germany
National Taiwan University Hospital
National Taiwan University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-16T03:26:50-0400
The LipiFlow System (TearScience, Morrisville, NC) is an in-office FDA approved treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction. It relieves meibomian gland obstruction through the use of heat a...
An automated quantitative meibomian gland analyzer based on all kinds of infrared meibomian gland images was develop to obtain more detail in meibomian gland, including width, length, area...
The investigators are going to Investigate the comparative efficacy of intense pulsed light therapy alone with that of intense pulsed light plus meibomian gland expression for meibomian gl...
In this study, investigator aim to evaluate the changes of tear-film lipid layer thickness and ocular aberration after treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction. In case of stage 3 or 4 mei...
This study will test the efficacy and safety of application of LED light to meibomian glands in upper and lower eyelids in eyes of patients suffering with meibomian gland disease.
To investigate the correlation between the clinical grading of the severity of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and meibomian gland area (MGA) loss detected using Sirius meibography in the upper and ...
To investigate the pathological changes of the meibomian gland (MG) and ocular surface in Apolipoprotein E knockout (ApoE) mice and to investigate the association of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) ...
To describe and quantify findings of intraductal obstruction during probing expressible and nonexpressible meibomian glands (MGs) in patients with obstructive meibomian gland dysfunction using a 1-mm ...
To evaluate the prevalence and risk factors of and the relation between meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and dry eye (DE) in Japan.
To test the safety and efficacy of high frequency electrotherapy (ET) on the clinical signs and symptoms of patients affected by dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD).
Purulent infection of one of the sebaceous glands of Zeis along the eyelid margin (external) or of the meibomian gland on the conjunctival side of the eyelid (internal).
The former German Democratic Republic which was reunified with the former Federal Republic of Germany in 1990.
The former Federal Republic of Germany which was reunified with the former German Democratic Republic in 1990.
A sebaceous gland that, in some animals, acts as an accessory to the lacrimal gland. The harderian gland excretes fluid that facilitates movement of the third eyelid.
A non-neoplastic cyst of the MEIBOMIAN GLANDS of the eyelid.
Statins (or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors) are a class of drug used to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which plays a central role in the production of cholesterol in the liver. Increased cholesterol levels have been as...
Cholesterol is a waxy steroid metabolite found in the cell membranes and transported in the blood plasma. It is an important structural component of mammalian cell membranes, where it is establishes proper membrane permeability and fluidity. Cholesterol ...