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Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Blepharitis. Eye MD.

The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands.
Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses.

In brief: Blepharitis. Eye MD.

The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands.
Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses.
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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