A 55-year-old female asked:
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can i use vinegar solution to cure blepharitis pls?

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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! see your ophthalmologist for better options.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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Dr. Keshav Narain
28 years experience Retinal Surgery
Please don't!: The best home remedy for blepharitis is to use a hot washcloth, just like grandma said to. Soak it with hot water and baby shampoo. Scrub, repeat, rinse. Do this twice a day in the beginning then nightly. Vinegar is acidic and could cause a chemical keratitis or conjunctivitis.
Answered on Mar 30, 2013
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