What is blepharitis?
If you have blepharitis, you're also more likely to get styes.
What are the symptoms?
If you have blepharitis:
In some cases, symptoms may be more severe.
How is blepharitis diagnosed?
The doctor will look at your eyes, eyelids, and eyelashes with a lighted tool.
How is it treated?
In many cases, regular washing of your eyelids, eyelashes, eyebrows, and hair can control blepharitis. To wash your eyelids:
You can also put a warm, wet washcloth over your eyes. If your eyes are dry, artificial tears may help.
While your eyelids are healing, it may be a good idea to avoid wearing contact lenses or eye makeup.
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