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Eyelid Swelling (Definition)

Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is ...Read more


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Sty or cyst on mgd will be still there while disease or can appear n disappear sometimes ? What most symptom of blepharitis except itching on eyelid ?

Sty or cyst on mgd will be still there while disease or can appear n disappear sometimes ? What most symptom of blepharitis except itching on eyelid ?

Blepharitis: Blepharitis symptoms and signs include:watery eyes, red eyes, a gritty, burning sensation in the eye, eyelids that appear greasy, itchy eyelids, red, swollen eyelids, flaking of the skin around the eyes, crusted eyelashes upon awakening, eyelid sticking, more frequent blinking, sensitivity to light, eyelashes that grow abnormally (misdirected eyelashes), loss of eyelashes. ...Read more

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Does blepharitis cause any other eye symptoms other than crusting on the lashes?

Does blepharitis cause any other eye symptoms other than crusting on the lashes?

Blepharitis: Blepharitis may also eventually scar the lid margins as well as the cornea if serious & untreated. Blepharitis also predisposes one to chalazion formation. ...Read more

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What is blepharitis?

What is blepharitis?

Eyelid inflammation : Blepharitis is a common inflammatory eyelid condition that is stubborn and recurrent. The two basic types are anterior blepharitis & posterior blepharitis. The anterior is often caused by staphylococcal infection or seborrhea, while the posterior form is mostly associated with poor oil gland function (rosacea, seborrhea). Treatments very but chronic management is key to controlling symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is blepharitis not letting my vision go back to normal ? I used to see 20/20 ever since I got diagnosed with blepharitis my vision hasn't been

Why is blepharitis not letting my vision go back to normal ? I used to see 20/20 ever since I got diagnosed with blepharitis my vision hasn't been

Other causes: You are at an age when the vision can increase in the need for eyeglass power. Blepharitis can be annoying but rarely affects the vision. Check with your ophthalmologist and see what the actual cause is. ...Read more

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What is blepharitis and how do I know if I have it?

What is blepharitis and how do I know if I have it?

Common: Blepharitis is a common condition characterized by inflammation of the eyelid margin. It can cause redness, tearing, itching and burning of the eyes. Once identified, the condition can be easily managed. Consult your eye doctor if you have any of those symptoms to see whether they are caused by blepharitis. ...Read more

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Can waterproof mascara cause blepharitis? Is it healthy to use?

Can waterproof mascara cause blepharitis?  Is it healthy to use?

Yep!: Water proof mascara contains a derivative of coal tar. Also, bacterial contamination can occur in the bottle. Though this bacteria is usually harmless, it can cause irritation when it enters the tear film, causing burning and eye redness. I would suggest using a natural product from a reputable company like aubrey or jason. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat blepharitis at home if i don't have health insurance?

Is there a way to treat blepharitis at home if i don't have health insurance?

I think that cold: Compresses might help. Anything to reduce inflammation. But if it gets worse there could be an underlying condition present. Any fever? If fever i think it woudl be more serious and you should go to an eye doc. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about blepharitis? And what is an effective way to treat this?

What can you tell me about blepharitis? And what is an effective way to treat this?

Eyelid inflammation: Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the eyelids. Commonly this is due to meibomian gland dysfunction. The meibomian glands of the eyelids normally produce an oily secretion that coats the tears. But some individuals produce a thicker than normal secretion (like genetic) that leads to inflammation. Treatment includes artificial tears, warm compresses, omega 3 fatty acids, and eyelid cleaning. ...Read more

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