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How do complementary doctors treat blepharitis?

How do complementary doctors treat blepharitis?

Baby shampoo: Clean the lashes every morning and again during the day if needed with 1/4 strength baby shampoo. If this doesn't help, it could be an infection so you should see someone. ...Read more

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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

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

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Is blepharitis contagious? The doctor says my husband has blepharitis. Do i need to worry about catching it? .

Is blepharitis contagious? The doctor says my husband has blepharitis. Do i need to worry about catching it?

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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 more

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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

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 more

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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

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Doctor told me my blepharitis caused me ocular surface disease which made my vision not be clear . Sometimes I see things bright then dark why??

Tear film.: Blepharitis affects your tear film. It's like looking through a dirty window in your car. Follow your doctor's recommended treatment and use artificial tears. Also, treat your blepharitis. ...Read more

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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

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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 ?

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 ?

Artificial tears: Clean your eyelids and lashes with diluted baby shampoo twice a day to clean the oily glands. You can use artificial tear drops throughout the day to wash out the oily products. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Can be: Dethepin has been known to induce mouth and eye dryness. It is usually mild but those who have dryness to begin with can have more dryness added on. You say it is severe which is a hint that you might want to bring this up with the physician who initially prescribed dothepin. ...Read more