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My mother was diagnosed with blepharitis. Any home remedies? Thank you in advanced.

My mother was diagnosed with blepharitis. Any home remedies? Thank you in advanced.

Yes: Flax seed oil helps with this. Take two capsules per day. More important is lid hygiene; the lids need to be scrubbed daily. Put a warm wet cloth on them for a minute then clean them with an over-the-counter lid cleaner like ocusoft or steri-lid. ...Read more

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What at home treatment can I do for blepharitis of my eyes. Cant go to dr for another week.

What at home treatment can I do for blepharitis of my eyes.  Cant go to dr for another week.

Involves eyelid edge: Take a clean washcloth and wet it in very warm water and place it over the closed eyelids for 5 minutes. Place the warm, wet washcloth over the index finger and apply a diluted solution of 50% baby shampoo. Clean one eye at a time, closing the eye you are cleaning, and rubbing the washcloth or your finger over the eyelashes and lid margins several times using horizontal strokes. Rinse thoroughly. ...Read more

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What is the acv treatment for blepharitis?

Don't know: Perhaps the other doc's don't recognize what you mean by "acv treatment". That term is not familiar to me. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blepharitis?

What is the best treatment for blepharitis?

Lid hygiene: The best treatment is to clean your eyelids and lashes with baby shampoo and place a warm compress over your eyelids x 10 minutes twice a day. You should incorporate this into your daily hygiene routine. You can also take a nutritional supplement such as omega three fatty acids or flaxseed oil to improve the oily layer of your tear film. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my blepharitis?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my blepharitis?

Lid Scrubs: Cleaning the eyelid area with a dilute baby shampoo solution on a swab or cotton ball for 30 seconds each eye every day is a good way to keep blepharitis in check. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for blepharitis?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for blepharitis?

Medication: Blepharitis can be treated with eyelid scrubs, warm compresses, artificial tears, antibiotic and steroid eye drops/ ointment, and antibiotic pills. The treatment type depends on the severity of the blepharitis. An eye doctor can create an appropriate treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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With proper treatment, will chronic blepharitis still be noticeable?

With proper treatment, will chronic blepharitis still be noticeable?

Not sure: Ask your eye doc on this., maybe you can see a plastic surgeon if they think that might help. ...Read more

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Treatment for blepharitis without any med? Can blepharitis heal, if yaa how long? How to avoid blepharitis? Can I use lenses while have blepharitis?

Bleph: Try cleaning your eyelashes with warm water and a q tip twice a day for 3 weeks. Blepharitis can come and go, with periodic flare-ups. If your eye becomes more red or more irritated, call your local eye doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment available for blepharitis ?

Eyelid hygiene: The best treatment is to clean your eyelids and lashes with baby shampoo and place a warm compress over your eyelids x 10 minutes twice a day. You should incorporate this into your daily hygiene routine. You can also take a nutritional supplement such as omega three fatty acids or flaxseed oil to improve the oily layer of your tear film. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for demodex blepharitis?

What is the most effective treatment for demodex blepharitis?

Tea tree oil: A simple, inexpensive remedy is tea tree oil. After your diagnosis of the condition by your ophthalmologist (other things may look the same), then clean and dry your lids twice per day and apply a thin layer of tea tree oil to the lash margins of the closed eyelids. This will get rid of this pest in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more