What is blepharitis?
Blepharitis is a chronic benign process that affects the edge of the eyelids and consists of inflammation or infection of the eyelids causing thickening and hyperemia of the eyelid edge.
What are the symptoms of blepharitis?
Its symptoms are nonspecific and range from itching, redness, burning, photophobia, tearing to the presence of whitish scales. or collarettes around the eyelash follicles with accumulation of desiccated discharge and meibomian plugs at the glandular opening.
What treatment exists for blepharitis?
The treatment is especially aimed at hygiene and specific cleansing of the eyelid edge, but other anti-inflammatory or antibiotic measures that should be prescribed by your specialist doctor may be necessary.