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Blepharitis

Also known as Eye - Blepharitis

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  • Blepharitis and lash extensions?

    I have been wearing lash extensions for four years. About six months ago, my eyes started bothering me. I didn't think too much of it until I saw my opthamologist yesterday. She said the pours in my eyelids were clogged and she diagnosed me with blepharitis. I asked if I should have my lashes removed...

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  • Eyelash Loss

    Hello Everyone, I started losing eyelashes about 4 months before I was diagnosed with blepharitis.  My doctor thought it was due to my anemia and put me on iron pills.  I have now been treating my blepharitis for the last 4 weeks with antibiotic ointment, warm compress/massage, tea tree oil/baby...

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  • MUST READ! Baby shampoo and tea tree oil

    I read a few people saying they use tea tree face wash for bleth. I went ahead and added 2 drops of tea tree pure oil into my baby shampoo and water mix that I apply twice daily to lashes with a cotton bud.. 24 hours later my vision is clearer, I've woke up on the second day with a very small amount...

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  • Using Manuka Honey to cure blepharitis?

    Has anyone here been using manuka honey? If there are, can anyone tell me how to use honey to your eye? I read an article that someone in Britain cured blepharitis using MAnuka Honey. I'm willing to try it, but want to know how to use it before buying it.

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  • Aloe vera stopped my Demodex blepharitis. Try it it's easy.

    ALOEEYE: A solution for my 60 plus year acceptance and defiance of Demodex blepharitis infestation of my eyelashes. For 60 years I have suffered with this daily frustration. I had tried all, and nothing had worked. Until Aloe. 25 weeks ago while cleaning a fresh aloe vera, Aloe blepharitis, I applied...

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  • MGD

    I am scheduled for a Lipiflow treatment. After 6 months of conjunctivitis symptoms I have been diagnosed with blepharitis, ocular rosacea and MGD. I have recently started taking Xiidra and a whole bunch of antibiotics etc. Has anyone had this lipiflow procedure?

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  • Xiidra

    I just stared taking Xiidra along with other meds for MGD. So far it seems to be helping. My insurance carrier said that they prefer Restasis but luckily they accepted it. Has anyone used Xiidra?

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  • Dry, stinging, bloodshot eyes for 2-3 months

    Hi guys, I am quite new to this but at my wits end of what to do about my eyes. Earlier this year, I noticed I was blinking a lot more than usual but it wasn't having any negative impact. In the summer I noticed the blinking getting worse and then I went to the optiician who said I had moderate dry...

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  • Newest Member of the Bleph Club

    About 3 months ago, I was alarmed to find that my eyes were red for no apparent reason. This redness started in my left eye (and is still more predominant in that eye). This was accompanied by finding the occassional eyelash in my eyes in the morning. 2 months ago, a doctor prescribed me with antibiotic...

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  • Tea Tree Oil is the Key.

    After using tea tree oil, I no longer have severe symptoms of blepharitis. The small cyst are kept clean, and go away by themselves. Three times a day I use only my fingers to wash my eyes while closed. A small spot of no tears baby shampoo, and only one drop of tea tree oil, scrub, (with my fingers,...

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  • Blepharitis flare ups

    Hi I really hope someone can help me!! I’m getting Blepharitis flare ups every 2-3 weeks. Red bloodshot stingy watery eyes. I take antihistamines daily as I think it’s allergies that are causing it to flare up but can’t get to the bottom of it. I do wake up with crusty eyes and clean them with Blephawipes...

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  • Blepharitis Fix

    Hi there all , I suffered with blepharitis for 22 years , lose of eye lashes, constant peeling of eyelids,, weeping lids, and crystalisation on eyelids ,  my daughter told me I had beetroot colored eyes anyway , I found a product from proctor and gamble, called covergirl eye makeup remover, believe...

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  • Just been diagnosed with Blepharitis

    Hi,  I've recently just been diagnosed with blepharitis. She thinks it may be to do with blocked glands and bacteria from the skin. I was just wondering if anyone had any advice/tips? My main problem is red skin, swelling, eye bags which may be swelling under the eye too (not sure) and loss...

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  • Blurred Or Lost Vision From Blepharitis?

    Anyone here got blurriness from blepharitis?  Im really worried right now because few days ago i had pain in my eye so i took off my contacts.   I then used wetones as i been using it since earlier this year but it seems like both of my eyes, i have lot of broken skin inflamed around my eyes....

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  • bio-oil

    has anyone out there used the bio-oil by rubbing it into the lashes twice a day if so can you let me know if it is working for you as it works for me regards

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  • Tea Tree Oil Saved My Eyes.

    There's a product out there which is a schrub, and is used to treat Blepharitis. It's very expenesive. I could never afford it. I later learned that one of the main ingredients is Tea Tree Oil. So I bought some and mixed one drop with some no tears baby shampoo. Mixed it in my hand, rubed...

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  • hoe this helps

    i have had this condition for a number of years and it was ruining my life as some nights i was going to bed at 8* oclock just to get some relief i have lost count of all the lotions and potions i have had over the years either on prescription or over the counter none of them helped a few year ago i...

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  • Blephasol, breakthrough for blepharitis

    After suffering blepharitis quite badly on and off for three years, I think I may have found something that actually helps enormously, forget wet ones, they just didn't do the trick after a certain amount of time of using them, has anyone tried blephagel?  It works a hell of a lot better than...

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  • Blepharitis - any suggestions?

    Hi, I was diagnosed with blepharitis about one year ago. My symtoms are: dry eyes (used eyedrops on and off for around 10 years), left eyelid is swollen but never any crusts. It feels sore and looks red and slightly swollen. Right eyelid feels fine, no problems there. These problems became worst when...

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  • I agree completely with all the comments on this site. ...

    I agree completely with all the comments on this site. I have had blepharitis for a year now and I am thoroughly sick of it! I had an eye infection some five years ago and my optometrist says my bleph is a result of that. This is what I do to keep it under control: I use the baby shampoo on a Q tip...

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  • nasty condition

    i suffered from this nasty condition for a number of years still do in fact a number of years ago i started to use bio-oil as a moisturiser it was a week or to before i wasnt rubbing my eyes every night in life then it clicked it was due to the bio-oil i use it every morning and if i wash my face say...

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  • regrowth of eyelashes

    I am fortunate to have just found this forum and Lynda's wet ones cure for blepharitis. I have had it for a year now. My eye Dr. had me doing the typical warm compresses and cleaning my lids. He told me there was no cure. I can;t wait to prove him wrong! I am on day 4 now and...

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  • Optrex eye drops containing benzalkonium chloride

    Hi all, I was searching for remedies for blepharitis when I stumbled across this site. I have recently started using Optrex refreshing eye drops and they seem to really help. I see people are talking about benzalkonium chloride and lo and behold when I checked the ingredients of these eye drops, they...

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  • New Success with Two Products (One is wet ones!)

    Hi guys. I had a dual problem. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction AND blepharitis.  I am beating both using the following:  Cetaphil face wash! I started out with the soap bars and was experiencing success-- then I decided to try the face wash and WOW. The MGD is even harder to get rid of than Blepharisits...

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  • One week using "Wet Ones" with Benzethonium Chloride

    I have been using Wet Ones as recommended by Lynda79 (Clean eyes 4 times daily using 1/4 wet one) for one week I can report the following. Initial State:- Eye irritation/soreness/dryness including corneal ulcers, etc which I have had for over 2 months continually. Requiring washing approx 3-4 times...

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  • Puffy eyelid, extra crease and puffy fold

    Hi there I am having all kinds of problems with the skin above my eyelid at the moment! It is like an extra fold and crease and v unsightly- i can send a picture... I was wondering if you could help at all or knew what this could be?! It isn't painful just very unsightly! it is like a big puffy...

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  • Referral to eye clinic more or less straight away?

    I saw my GP this week regarding what I believe is blepharitis - slightly inflamed eye, lids sticking together at night, 'tired' eyes feeling which gets worse during the day and loss of eyelash colour.  He wants me to have another eye examination at the opticians (I had my eyes tested in...

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  • Lacrilube as back up medication for blepharitis

    A big HI to all sufferers of the dreaded bleph out there!  Until recently I was using a daily anti histamine and a backing that up with blephagel to ease my symptoms.  The anti histamine took off about 65% of the symptoms and the blephagel, which I find amazingly soothing and ideal for flare...

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  • Treatment info for Blepharitis

    Has anyone found treatment info specifically for Blepharitis? I'm told the same old things like "scrub with baby shampoo" and I'm not getting any better. I'm frustrated and hope that some doctor somewhere has studied this terrible condition - and just want to find the answers!...

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  • Has anyone else got a numb eye?

    I believe I've got Blepharitis, see my GP in 10 days, but I'm also noticing that when I put eye drops in (gel tears, as I've had dry eyes for years) I can't feel the drops in one eye, while in the other eye the drops are cold. I'm going to mention it when I see the GP, but has anyone...

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  • New posterior blepharitis diagnosis... help!

    After attending a specialist eye hospital I have just been diagnosed with blepharitis. I had been using chloramphenicol and then fusidic acid as my doctor thought I had bacterial conjunctivitis. These treatments weren't making my eyes better at all, so I went to the eye hospital. The specialist there...

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  • Relieved it's blepharitis!

    The optician just told me I have blepharitis and I'm relieved! These past weeks I've had blurry vision, sensitivity to light, sore gritty eyes etc and any eye make up makes it worse. In strong sunshine I was blinking like a mole. At my age you are more prone to serious eye conditions and I had...

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