Jeffrey R. Schubert, PhD

Dr. Schubert is a patient of Korb & Associates, and sufferer of chronic dry eye due to meibomian gland dysfunction. Dr. Schubert received a doctorate in physics from Michigan State University and is a senior staff scientist at American Science and Enginee

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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.