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Dr. William Goldstein
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Any cures for chronic blepharitis?

Any cures for chronic blepharitis?

No but easy to treat: Blepharitis is a long-term problem, and one that tends to recur if treatment is not continued. Treatment for blepharitis is simple.....Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the eyelids with dilute baby shampoo on a cotton ball. More info: blepharitis info. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Blepharitis (Definition)

Blepharitis is an inflammation of the skin of the lids, especially the margins. It occurs sometimes in a setting like dandruff of the lids. There is effective treatment for this which ...Read more


Dr. Tim Conrad
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In what way can I cure my blepharitis?

In what way can I cure my blepharitis?

Not curable: Blepharitis is a chronic, incurable condition. However it is very treatable. See an ophthalmologist for management of this problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Keshav Narain
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Can I use vinegar solution to cure blepharitis pls?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Chao
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What is the cure for blepharitis?

What is the cure for blepharitis?

Swollen eyelids: Can sometimes be persistent. But you should consult an eye doctor and have a thorough exam if your condition persists. ...Read more

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Dr. William Constad
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What can you do to permanently cure staph blepharitis?

What can you do to permanently cure staph blepharitis?

Probably can't: Staph blepharitis is, in part, due to an allergy to metabolic by-products of the staph in your skin. Hot compresses nightly, sometimes using a baby shampoo to clean crusting from lashes helps. Occasionally an antibiotic ointment, with or withou steroids is helpful. See your ophthalmologist, and work out a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Sibley
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How can you permanently cure staph blepharitis?

How can you permanently cure staph blepharitis?

No Cure-Sorry: The problem may not be curable cut it may be controllable...Ask your ophthalmologist about options ...Read more

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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How to cure blurry vision from blepharitis ?

How to cure blurry vision from blepharitis ?

Blepharitis: Your blepharitis, a common inflammation of the eyelids, may lead to keratitis or blepharoconjunctivitis (infection). Remedies often involve hot compresses, lid hygiene with a wash cloth and diluted baby shampoo, gentle massage of the eyelids with the warm wash cloth, and occasionally antibiotic ointments or drops like azasite, and if severe, a combination of an antibiotic and steroid. May use tears. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Wieder
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Blurred vision from posterior blepharitis ... Effective cures ? Warm compresses not working

Blepharitis: Sometimes needs scrubbing of the eyelid margins near the lash line to clean the crusting that can build up. In addition, patients may need either oral or topical antibiotics to reduce the bacteria that can aggravate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Neil Notaroberto
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Dry eyes n blepharitis. Seen 2 eye doc. Always give FML, lubricants. Sick of frequent eye inflammation, use eye drops daily n clean eyelid. Any cure?

The short answer is: yes, you can treat the blepharitis with a variety of treatments. The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises a variety of treatments depending upon the etiology (cause) of your blepharitis. This can range from eyelid hygiene with OTC lid scrubs or baby shampoo, to topical and even oral antibiotic treatment. Have your ophthalmologist look at the margins to identify the cause. ...Read more

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