A common and often persistent condition blepharitis (blef-uh-RYE-tus) refers to a bacterial infestation of the eyelashes. Blepharitis usually results from poor eyelid hygiene a low-grade bacterial infection and/or irregular functioning of the oil gland. It rarely results in long-term damage to vision but it can cause both ingrown and the loss of eyelashes. The ingrown eyelashes cause further irritation to the eye area. In severe cases there is a loss...Read More
|Blepharitis: Making Matters Worse |
Introduction and Overview
Blepharitis , also known as meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), is the term used for a family of eyelid margin disorders that cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, itching or burning, dryness, crusty lids, grittiness, and even eventual loss of eyelashes. If the lashes grow back, sometimes they no longer have pigment or they grow in the wrong direction, back towards the eye, which can cause a secondary irritation to the ocular tissues.
|BlephEx: A New Tool for Better Treatment in Blepharitis |
Blepharitis is the medical term used for a family of eyelid margin disorders and inflammation that cause symptoms such as redness, swelling of the lid margins, itching or burning, dryness, crusty eyelids, grittiness and even the eventual loss of eyelashes.
Possible causes of blepharitis are underlying bacterial infection, skin conditions or infestation by a mite called demodex; in these, it is possible to treat these to a large extent by treating the source of the problem, im...Read More
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As we age, it is natural for us to experience the signs and symptoms on the place we use most often for interacting with other people: the face. In decisions about cosmetic treatments such as dermal peels, fillers or Botox Cosmetic injections, we should probably try to remember that the changes that age brings to the face are natural and normal. While we might not be overjoyed by this news, it’s important to keep our expectations on the side o...Read More
|Lid Hygiene |
Consider the amount of dirt debris and foreign matter that accumulates on our eyelids and lashes. Where does it all go?... Most people don’t know how important it is to practice proper eyelid hygiene. In fact many people may scoff at such an idea. But consider the amount of dirt debris and foreign matter that accumulates on our eyelids and lashes. Where does it all go? It remains there embedded and nothing gets it out except a careful cleaning around your eye. It is esp...Read More