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How Do Complementary Doctors Treat Blepharitis
Can a cold cause blurry vision and kind burning eyes? Eye doctor says my eyes are healthy that i just have blepharitis wich i treat with warm compress
If viral cold, yes: Sometimes with the viral shedding in the tear film, there can be minor irritation or blurriness that goes away as soon as the cold does. If not, call your eye doctor so they can assess under a slit lamp examination. Meanwhile, if your eyes are feeling 'hot', cool compresses may be better than warm until the cold goes away. If eyes are feeling cool, or cold, the warm compresses would be comforting. ...Read more
Is blepharitis contagious? The doctor says my husband has blepharitis. Do i need to worry about catching it?
Blepharitis : Blepharitis is not contagious. It is a condition caused by overgrowth of local bacteria. These are non-pathogenic but create scaling of the skin from overgrowth that is responsible for symptoms. Lid hygiene and antibacterial ointment is used to control the condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anything I can do to help my vision not be so foggy ??i have blepharitis and my doctor told me it's cause my tear film is kinda messed up due to it
Blurry vision: Blurred vision is often due to tear film instability from blepharitis or clogged glands; if any other vision quality issues: be sure pupils were checked, HVF visual field were done to be sure all is ok. eyedoc2020.blogspot.com has more info on dry eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The doctor says that blepharitis should be removed surgicaly for my 6 year old grandson how and is it dangerous?
Ask the doctor: Without seeing or having the medical records of your grandson there is no logical way to answer this. Talk to you child or to the doctor seeing your grandson. Best wishes. ...Read more
Are there any over-the-counter medication for blepharitis? I'm on a family vacation so I am unable to get a hold of a doctor for prescriptions
Is there a way to know whether my blepharitis cause my dry eyes or vice versa? Is it important to know what exactly cause both? Doc didn't explain.
Dry eyes: Dry eyes and blepharitis are both common eye problems. Inflammation, such as occurs with blepharitis, exacerbates dry eye syndrome. In addition, the eyelid oil glands are dysfunctional in blepharitis. This oil is part of the tear film and helps retard evaporation of the tears. The treatment of both is complex and chronic. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with blepharitis , the doctor told me to use warm compresses and it helps . But how can my vision to stop getting blurry due to oil ?
From April 2013, 75mg Dothiepin. From Oct 2013, 37.5mg. Have severe dry eyes 1 month ago. Doc said it's blepharitis. Is it side effect of dothiepin?
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