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Blepharitis

An inflammation of the eyelids.

Blepharitis is described as an inflammation of the eyelids. It commonly affects the margins of the eyelids. It tends to be a chronic condition and both eyes are normally affected.

What are the symptoms of blepharitis?

  • Sore, inflamed eyelids
  • Sticky discharge, eyelids stuck together on waking
  • Scaly, dandruff-like flakes on eyelids

What are the treatment options for blepharitis?

  • Regular eyelid hygiene
  • Warm compresses
  • Massage after using warm compresses
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