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Do I Have Blepharitis Eyelids Stuck
Blepharitis: Blepharitis means inflammation of the eyelid margins. It is easily diagnosed with a magnifying slit lamp by an eye doctor. If you've every had a stye (chalazion) in your lid, you most likely do have blepharitis. Lids getting stuck together with discharge can be a sign of blepharitis, but can also be associated with other eye conditions causing discharge (examples: dry eyes, eye allergies). ...Read more
Can blepharitis cause pain on your eyelids? I know blepharitis causes redness and irritation, but can it also cause pain?
It : It is unusual for blepharitis to cause any pain. Usually redness, irritation, grittiness, itching and tearing are part of that problem. Pain is usually caused by a stye forming or if the skin is so inflamed from the blepharitis that it is starting to crack or peel. See your local eye doctor for treatment! more info here:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lid hygiene: Keep the edge of the eyelid (where one would apply eye liner) clean. You can do this with baby shampoo. Close the eyes gently, do not squeeze, then clean the lids and lashes with baby shampoo and warm water and rinse well. If this alone does not solve the problem, see your eye doctor. ...Read more
Yes : Blepharitis is an infection of the oil glands in the lid. The infection causes swelling of the lids. Obstruction of the oil glands can cause localized bumpy areas called a chalazion. Treatment consists of heat, lid scrubs with baby shampoo and often require local or oral antibiotics for resolution. Sometimes the chalazion will need to be drained surgically.see an eye doctor if not improving, ...Read more
I've been getting swollen upper eyelids (both) in mornings for like a month now. Is it allergies or blepharitis?
Could be both: Both allergy and blepharitis can cause chronically recurrent lid swelling. However, blepharitis is more common to cause the problem overnight. Allergy would tend to be a problem all of the time (with severe itching too), unless you are allergic to pillow case, detergent, etc. Blepharitis can respond to warm compresses, lid cleaning, and eye ointments, while allergy responds to oral antihistamines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have blepharitis . I use daily novartis scrubs to clean my eyelids, however it's been 2 days and my eyes are still puffy don't know if their working?
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