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Why Are My Eyes Swollen I Have Mild Chf And Blepharitis
Heart failure is a complex set of conditions in which the heart "fails" to pump a normal amount of blood with each beat. This can be due to poor squeezing function (systolic heart failure) and/or a stiff heart incapable of filling normally (diastolic heart failure). Common symptoms include swelling and trouble breathing, particularly when ...Read more
Eye md says I have mild blepharitis. Upper eyelids swollen and red/purple & small hive under left eye. Tried ocusoft & benadr. Will doxycylcine help?
my doc says I have Blepharitis, my eyelid is so swollen and hurts to blink and its red. He gave me some eye drops and penacillin. Will that help?
Can be eye allergy only have itching (swollen and red skin "only when rub")? Or is that blepharitis or eyelid dermatitis? No makeup +cl for long tim
What is a really effective treatment for chronic blepharitis that are causing mild eye irritation due to the white debris that cause dry eyes?
Hot compresses &: Baby shampoo. Blepharitis is very common and affects the eyelashes at their bases and the glands that secrete lipid at the lid margins (meibomian glands). A variety of treatments are available but by far the most common and most effective is use of hot compresses and baby shampoo nightly. By softening the meibomian secretions, tear stability also improves. Some pts tend to get more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have blepharitis not that strong but very mild. Whenever I put hot compresses on my eyelids this thick oil covers my eye and I can't see anything?
Oil is good!: The tear film is made up of a balance between the aqueous (water), oil, and mucus. So, warm compresses allow the oil glands to open up, and keep the tear film on your eyes longer, to prevent against evaporation. Otherwise, you'll end up with styes. So, you are practicing good lid hygiene. Warm, not hot compresses are better for eyes, and more comfortable. You should see better using less heat. ...Read more
Blepharitis: Opthalmologist is best guide.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lid hygiene: Blepharitis can involve the front of the lids (base of the eyelashes) or the back portion of the lids (where oil glands are located). It can definitely exacerbate dry eyes. Without an exam, it is difficult to recommend treatment. However, you might try warm compresses 5 - 10 minutes followed by a "lid scrub" with a commercially available pad such as occusoft. Systane ultra or refresh optive tears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is best way for my caregiver to avoid getting blepharitis or conjunctivitis while putting drops in my eyes?
I have evaporative dry eye & blepharitis: warm eye compress causes me eyes discomfort and little pain. Any alternative. Thanks for any advice.?
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 told to massage eyes for blepharitis ages ago, just making sure I am doing it right. Do you massage the outer corner of eye in a circle motion?
I seem to have blepharitis & my eyes get very red, painful, and sensitive to light after wearing contacts. Any suggestions? Would daily contacts help?
Blepharitis & Contac: T lens wear do not go together! This is a recipe for disaster, as the bacteria involved with causing blepharitis will end up under your contact lens, and create a vicious cycle. Best to wear glasses, and get the blepharitis completely under control. Throw those contaminated lens away. See your eye doctor. Have your blepharitis/ dry eyes evaluated & treated properly. Cut down your computer time too. ...Read more
Otherwise known simply as heart failure, is a condition in which the heart muscle is weakened. It may be receiving inadequate blood flow, its valves might be malfunctioning or the heart muscle might have thickened or stiffened. As a result, the heart, which is a pump, cannot supply the body with ...Read more
Eyelid Inflammation (Blepharitis) (Definition)
A chronic irritation of the eyelids, which causes redness and matting of the eyelids. It has a variety of causes, ranging from allergy and infection to irritation, as well as skin cancers. It is the most common eye disease. ...Read more
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