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What is the solution of chronic blepharitis?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Diligence

This is a condition similar to dandruff.
It is cyclical and there are periods when it flares more than others. Treatment involves thorough cleaning of the lids twice per day, application of mild steroid cream (very light amount after cleaning and washing) and sometimes adding Doxycycline systemically. Some feel that omega oils are also helpful. Follow along with your ophthalmologist.

In brief: Diligence

This is a condition similar to dandruff.
It is cyclical and there are periods when it flares more than others. Treatment involves thorough cleaning of the lids twice per day, application of mild steroid cream (very light amount after cleaning and washing) and sometimes adding Doxycycline systemically. Some feel that omega oils are also helpful. Follow along with your ophthalmologist.
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