What is Blepharitis
Blepharitis is an inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an accumulation of biofilm along the lid margin.
Do I Have It?
Common symptoms include dryness, itching, crust or debris flaking, and scratchy eyes. Some patients don’t experience any of these these symptoms however and are in the advanced stages of blepharitis
What do i do about it?
There are several things that you can do to help reduce the inflammation and soothe the irritation of the yes. Artificial tears can help to lubricate the the eyes temporarily, lid scrubs can help to clean the surface for the time being, and warm compresses can provide relief. but, the best way to stop Blepharitis at its source is to have a simple in office procedure done that will deep clean the lids and express out to any blocked Meibomian glands. Almost immediately. the procedure id called BlephEx and can be done in as little as 20 minutes. ask about it at your next appointment !
– Kim Horace