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can blepharitis be cured

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
No but easy to treat: Blepharitis is a long-term problem, and one that tends to recur if treatment is not continued. Treatment for blepharitis is simple.....Hot compresses ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not curable: Blepharitis is a chronic, incurable condition. However it is very treatable. See an ophthalmologist for management of this problem.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Swollen eyelids: Can sometimes be persistent. But you should consult an eye doctor and have a thorough exam if your condition persists.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kermani
23 years experience Ophthalmology
No!: Very risky and dangerous to cause a chemical burn to the eyes or corneas. Can result in permanent vision loss. Strongly advised to avoid such things! ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sibley
44 years experience LASIK Surgery
No Cure-Sorry: The problem may not be curable cut it may be controllable...Ask your ophthalmologist about options
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably can't: Staph blepharitis is, in part, due to an allergy to metabolic by-products of the staph in your skin. Hot compresses nightly, sometimes using a baby sh ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Your blepharitis, a common inflammation of the eyelids, may lead to keratitis or blepharoconjunctivitis (infection). Remedies often involve hot compre ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not curable: But treatable and controllable. See an ophthalmologist for management.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Sometimes needs scrubbing of the eyelid margins near the lash line to clean the crusting that can build up. In addition, patients may need either ora ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
See an eyeMD: Neomycin and polymixin B target gram negative bacteria and are not very good against gram positive bacteria. Blepharitis is a disease of gram positive ... Read More
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