Antibiotic ointment for blepharitis

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Hi all, I posted recently about blephagel and as I was saying I find it the very best remedy personally for my blepharitis, it soothes and brings down inflamation a treat, but past couple of weeks, as often happens as the condition is difficult to control at the best of times, as sufferers will verify, my doctor tried me on chloramphenicol, sorry long name, but its an anti biotic ointment that you use for five days, applying four or four times a day, and its really quite good, its taken most of the symptoms away and my eyes are currently quite clear, in fact after just two days of using it I'm virtually symptom free.  You can only use it for short time frames, as its an anti biotic, but I'm hoping it has long term benefits, if it does I'll post again in a couple of weeks and let you know, but verdict, worth a short course from your GP or indeed similar anti biotic ointment possibly

Best wishes, Fiona

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    Oh that's great for you. Thankyou for that Fiona
    • Posted

      Hi Sue, no worries, thought it might be worth sharing x
  • Posted

    Thanks for your info, Fiona, I've found nothing so far that works for me.  I'll be checking it out asap.  
  • Posted

    I bought neosporin antibiotic cream after having a bad flare up for weeks that was making me so miserable!

    I no longer wear mascara and cannot wear make up for long periods of time when it flares up (I still sneak in my contacts as I cannot be mascara and make up free and glasses!) I will not let this condition win!!!!!!!

    I've done the whole baby shampoo thing, anti histamine worked for a while, then tried coconut oil (did not help at all made it worse!)

    Now antibiotic cream. So far calmed down my flare up got my make up back on lenses in no bother, a bit crusty in the morning but that is all for now.. Again will have to see long term, may just use when I flare up.

    I've only used it at night as it is not super strong and so hoping it gives me a few weeks break

    I hope this helps someone!!!!!

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