Blepharitis diet

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I've had my annual flare up this last week just as the temperature has dropped.

I'm off to see the doctor first thing tomorrow to see if I can get another course of antibiotics and steroid cream.

I spoke to my mum this morning and did some research online about people who had chronic conditions and illnesses and it looks like a sugar free diet could be the next step I try in trying to alleviate this horrible eye condition.

I've literally tried everything to stop it but nothing works. It's heart breaking at the moment as nothing works for me other than antibiotics and warmer weather.

So has anyone on here changed their diet to solve it and had positive results? I'm thinking about going sugar free, cutting out wheat and taking Omega 3 supplements

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    I have heard lots of good things about cutting out/down on sugar.  Some people swear by Paleo or autoimmune duets (Googke if you want more info).  I just try to follow a fairly healthy diet but nothing specific.  I take a omega 3 formulated fir dry eye by PRN Pharmaceuticaks in US.  Don't  know how much much it helps but figured it can't hurt.   Good luck with whatever you choose to do. 
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    Try flax seed capsuls and fish oil just to help. I'm going crazy too. smile
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      Yeah I've read about these too.

      Have you tried them and noticed any improvement?

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    I had to stop taking steroids for Blepharitis because it was increasing eye pressure. My doctor just asked me to try Avenova and a round of low dose Doxycycline for two weeks and then come back and see her.

    I had been using WetOnes, but she asked me to stop for the next two weeks and try Avenova. She said it should not cause lid and under eye irritation. I report back in a few weeks.

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      Have used Avenova since late July.  It causes no irritation and kills "bugs"
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      I'll have to see if it's available in the UK. I've not heard it mentioned before though.
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      Avenova has been available by prescription in US only. Company had been looking for overseas distributors.  Check with your doctor.  

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