BLEPHARITIS

Oeil
Macro of blue eye

DEFINITION


Inflammation of the eyelid. Blepharitis can be a recurring problem for some people. 

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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