Blepharitis

  • Presents as Itchy, scratchy eyes with red and/or swollen eyelids
  • Crusty, flaky skin on the eyelids
  • Treated by using lid hygiene such as lid scrubs using dilute baby shampoo
  • Your ophthalmologist can explain the treatment to you and may also need to prescribe drops or ointments if severe
  • Often associated with dry eye

Link: www.nei.nih.gov/health/blepharitis/index.asp

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