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Blepharitis

What is Blepharitis

Blepharitis is swelling or inflammation of the eyelids, usually where the eyelash hair follicles are located. The eyelids appear red and irritated, with scales that stick to the base of the eyelashes. The eyelids may be:

• Burning
• Crusty
• Itching
• Reddened
• Swollen

Blepharitis Symptoms

You may feel like you have sand or dust in your eye when you blink. Sometimes, the eyelashes may fall out and the eyelids may become scarred. We will discuss treatment options with you at the time of your evaluation.