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What dose it mean when you have itchy eyelids and flakes all day ?
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Dr. Rebecca Dale
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Blepharitis
Most likely this is blepharitis, chronic crusting, itching, flaking of the eyelids/lid margins.
Often this is associated with dryness, grittiness, burning and redness of the eyes. Try using hot compresses each am and a gentle lid scrub (dilute baby shampoo or a wipe like ocusoft) to control, but if symtpoms persist an eye doctor can provide further help/treatment.

In brief: Blepharitis
Most likely this is blepharitis, chronic crusting, itching, flaking of the eyelids/lid margins.
Often this is associated with dryness, grittiness, burning and redness of the eyes. Try using hot compresses each am and a gentle lid scrub (dilute baby shampoo or a wipe like ocusoft) to control, but if symtpoms persist an eye doctor can provide further help/treatment.
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