Function and age-related changes in Meibomian glands
Jacek Pniewski, Tomasz Tokarzewski
Wydział Fizyki UW
Eye diseases are often related to Meibomian glands dysfunction. These problems concern not only young, but also elderly. It is important to take care of health and hygiene of your Meibomian glands as early as possible to avoid problems in the future. This study is focused on analysing changes which are taking place in Meibomian glands with age and how these changes affect patient's life. In the study new treatment methods are also discussed and non-contact meibography is used to verify whether there is a decrease in quantity of Meibomian glands with age.