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What are the kinds of things you can do to avoid blepharitis?
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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Cleopatra makeup
Blepharitis probably affects half of the earth's population.
It is a blockage of the oil in the oil glands of the eyelashes. Poor oil flow contributes to dry eye. The most common cause is eye makeup applied to the edge of the eyelid, occluding the openings of the glands. Warm compresses and cleaning the edges of the eyelids with cotton swab and baby shampoo provide the best control.

In brief: Cleopatra makeup
Blepharitis probably affects half of the earth's population.
It is a blockage of the oil in the oil glands of the eyelashes. Poor oil flow contributes to dry eye. The most common cause is eye makeup applied to the edge of the eyelid, occluding the openings of the glands. Warm compresses and cleaning the edges of the eyelids with cotton swab and baby shampoo provide the best control.
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Dr. U Krishnan
Ophthalmology
In brief: Prevention
Cant really avoid blepharitis per se.
But treatment options include warm compresses, scrubbing the eyelashes with baby shampoo in the shower, and fish/flaxseed oil supplements.

In brief: Prevention
Cant really avoid blepharitis per se.
But treatment options include warm compresses, scrubbing the eyelashes with baby shampoo in the shower, and fish/flaxseed oil supplements.
Dr. U Krishnan
Dr. U Krishnan
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