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Describe the features of blepharitis.?

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Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a common inflammation of the eyelid margins.
This can be from staphyloccocal bacteria or inflammation and dysfunction of the meibomian oil glands. Blepharitis also occurs in people who have oily skin, dandruff or rosacea. Symptoms include burning, eye and eyelid irritation, redness, and itching.

In brief: Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a common inflammation of the eyelid margins.
This can be from staphyloccocal bacteria or inflammation and dysfunction of the meibomian oil glands. Blepharitis also occurs in people who have oily skin, dandruff or rosacea. Symptoms include burning, eye and eyelid irritation, redness, and itching.
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Two types

There are 2 types of blepharitis, anterior and posterior. Anterior is often associated with demodex folliculorum, as well as staph bacteria, and posterior involves plugging of the oil glands as wel.
Treatments are similar including application of heat and lid hygiene. Symptoms are similar as well and include burning and stinging of the eyes and lids, irritation upon awakening, fluctuating vision.

In brief: Two types

There are 2 types of blepharitis, anterior and posterior. Anterior is often associated with demodex folliculorum, as well as staph bacteria, and posterior involves plugging of the oil glands as wel.
Treatments are similar including application of heat and lid hygiene. Symptoms are similar as well and include burning and stinging of the eyes and lids, irritation upon awakening, fluctuating vision.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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