Donald R. Korb, OD, FAAO

NEW ENGLAND BAPTIST HOSPITAL

11 TUDOR ROAD

02467

Dr. Korb is the cofounder of TearScience. Dr. Korb has divided his time between the practice of optometry and research, authoring over 100 refereed articles and 50 US patents. He has named and described 10 entities; 3 of contemporary significance are meib

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Using warm compresses to treat meibomian gland disease

Warm compresses (WCs) are commonly recommended as supplementary therapy for MGD as well as a number of other conditions of the eyelid. While the core therapy for MGD is to remove obstruction, which requires an in-office procedure, the therapeutic goal of adjunctive WC use is to heat the eyelids to help soften and partially melt any remaining material obstructing the glands.