BLEPHARITIS

Macro of blue eye
Macro of blue eye

DEFINITION


Inflammation of the eyelid.

You should know that Bellevue clinics have all the latest technologies available to diagnose and monitor blepharitis cases.

SYMPTOMS


  • Itching
  • Redness and swelling of the eyelids
  • Deformities of the edge of the eyelids

RISK FACTORS


  • Poor eyelid hygiene
  • Oily skin
  • Rosacea Acne
  • Unhealthy environment
  • Overabundance or poor quality secretions of the sebaceous glands

TREATMENTS

When blepharitis is bacterial in nature, your ophthalmologist may prescribe an antibiotic.

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