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Why are my eyes having eye crust when i wake up in the morning?

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Dr. Anita Breckenridge
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Blepharitis, allergy: Blepahritis--crusting of lashes esp in am, redness, burning, tearing, light sensitivity. Assoc. W/ blocked oil glands &/or dandruff of lashes. Treatment with daily lid scrubs (ocusoft pads dilute baby shampoo) and warm compresses. May need antibiotics from doc. Allergy--itching, redness, tearing also will be crusty in am. Treat with antihistamine drops. Zadiator otc or other rx from doc.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

Why do I have white crust in my eyes when i wake up?

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Blepharitis: Blepharitis or meibomian gland disease is the most common cause of eyelash crusting. You should see your eye md to be evaluated and for treatment and prevention routines.
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What is the yellow crust in my eyes when I wake up?

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Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Blepharitis: Inflammation of glands can cause such symptoms. Use warm compress to wipe and scrub the affected eyelids daily. In severe cases you may need antibiotics.

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