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Eyelid inflammation blepharitis

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See Eye MD: It is likely you have giant papillary conjunctivitis or other inflammatory condition that needs treatment. Don't wear contacts until cleared by the p ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
The short answer is: yes, you can treat the blepharitis with a variety of treatments. The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises a variety of treatments depending upon ... Read More
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Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Listen to eye docs: it is in your best interest to listen to your eye doctors. Ask them what the diagnosis is. The nature of your illness may be for the symptoms to recur ... Read More
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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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A 21-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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
Baby shampoo: is designed to be gentle to the eye and eyelids. In fact, we usually recommend that our patients with blepharitis use dilute baby shampoo to gently cl ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Blepharitis: Involves the lashes and lid margins. Eye lid crease not involved or part of blepharitis.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry: Itching is often caused by allergy or blepharitis....It is hard to tell the difference online...Perhaps a visit to your eye doctor will help sort this ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Affleck
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Heat / gentle massag: 2 types of blepharitis: anterior - crusting, flaking in lashes. Itching. Posterior - plugged meibomian (oil) glands, swelling of lids, recurrent st ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Hoki
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Blepharitis means inflammation of the eyelid margins. It is easily diagnosed with a magnifying slit lamp by an eye doctor. If you've every had a sty ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No, not generally. : As long as you are vigilant at keeping the condition stable and asymptomatic, the eyelid margin usually retains its healthy appearance. Once treated a ... Read More
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