A 27-year-old female asked:
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i have chronic red eyes, diagnosed w/ blepharitis nothing works other than a antibiotic/steroid drop (hardly) i'm only 27. what else can i do?

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Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Avoid prolonged: Steroid/antibiotic drop by using daily warm compresses, with massage afterwards of the closed eyelids and lashes. Dietary omega3 is very helpful. If you already take Doxycycline that may help, but please note that it may affect the potency of your oral contraceptive. Please use additional means for birth control!
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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I hope so: Drops and if infected-an oral antibiotic as well, is certainly appropriate care for blepharitis,.. so I hope you get well soon. Best wishes.
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