Blepharitis

Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids. It causes redness, itchiness, irritation, and scaly skin at the edges of the eyelids. It is one of the most common eye problems in older adults.

Current as of: December 18, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Christopher Joseph Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology

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