Blepharitis is not always curable but it can be controlled.
Oil and bacteria coat the eyelids near the base of the eyelashes. You may then have:
Flakes or crusts can form during the night. If this happens, it may be hard for you to open your eyes in the morning. If blepharitis is not treated promptly, it can lead to a cyst (an inflammation of an oil gland on the eyelid) or a stye (an infection at the base of an eyelash).
Your eye doctor can most often diagnose blepharitis by checking your eyelids closely. To treat the problem, you need to keep your eyelids clean. Your eye doctor may also give you medication.
A warm compress helps reduce redness and swelling and will keep the eyelids clean. You may also need to clean your eyelids when you wake up.
Repeat two or more times a day. Use a clean washcloth each time.
Your doctor needs to recheck your eyes during your treatment. That way, he or she can be sure the inflammation is controlled. Regular eye examinations are also the best way to prevent other eye problems. Many eye diseases have no symptoms until the eye is already damaged. Early detection and treatment can help prevent more severe problems.
To help keep your eyes from becoming inflamed:
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