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A 55-year-old female asked:

Blepharitis recur once every 2-3 months despite warm compress n lid cleaning. when there's inflammation again, should fml (fluorometholone) or dexa-gentamicin be used?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Chronic blepharitis: is an incurable but treatable condition. It is often associated with rosacea. Treatment options include warm compresses, expressing the eyelid glands, eyelid scrubs, such as ocusoft or sterilid, twice daily flaxseed oil capsules and prescription medications such as restasis and doxycycline. Discuss your treatment with an ophthalmologist.

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Last updated Aug 5, 2014

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