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Blepharitis

Also known as Eye - Blepharitis

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Simple Treatment for Blepharitis

    I have had blepharitis for two years.  One of the first things I learned was to "clean my eyes daily".  It took me a whole year to figure out what this actually meant.  After many attempts to treat/clean (honey drops, different medical solutions/ointments, baby shampoo, medicated...

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  • myebomiam gland dysfunction and so many q's

    I have read on here before thst someone has had gp, opticisn, specialist do gland expression for them. Just wondered if this is someone in uk as i assume you need to do hot compress etc...i would love ti know how it feels once glands are unblocked and whether thst is the key yo being pain free....i have...

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  • I'm sharing some really good news for Bleph.

    I've had bleph for over 40 years, usually 2 bad flareups per year. Thanks to this forum I have finally found something that works(thank you). As posted in another thread, I use 1 drop tee tree oil, 1 drop baby shampoo in 100 ml of water. I apply with a wet one(also good) morning and night. It works....

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  • Help

    Hi. I. Was. . Diagnosed. With. Blephartis in all. Four. Lids the. Symptoms. Are. All. Over my. Face. I. Get. Acid. Material. Expelled from. Lower lids. Anyone the. Same

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  • what antibiotic treats bleph?

    I have been using erythromycin ointment for a long time. If it were right for bleph I think I would have relief. Not so. I do 2 compresses a day followed by cleaning with the solution of baby shampoo and tto. Then I apply erythromycin both on the eyeball and the lash line. I've been taking doxycyclin...

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    Need some advice! Blepharitis :(

    Hi guys, Im looking for some advice from fellow blepharitis victims! I was diagnosed last year after having a chalazion cyst investigated at an eye clinic, they chose not to remove the cyat themselves and said it would go away but to keep using hot water compress and baby shampoo. One year on the cyst...

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  • Seborrheic Dermatitis.

    I think I have Seborrheic Dermatitis along with Blepharitis. As the left side of my face is Red/Scaley an stings like mad. It is my left eye that is rreally bad at the moment, & I am trying all the things I read about on this forum. I am using artifical tears for dry eyes. Plus wipes. Does any one...

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  • HELP with the wet ones process!

    Like many my story is long and frustrating. I have Multiple Sclerosis with several disabling symptoms. A year ago I was severely stressed out and developed facial rosacea and bleph w/ocular roscea. I'll tell you what: my severe bleph symptoms have trumped all of my disabling MS symptoms and I'm...

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  • 4 weeks in Flucloxacillin prescribed

    I'm experiencing my first bout of Blepharitis, and after 4 weeks of suffering I have been prescribed 250 Flucloxacillin 4 times a day, anyone else been prescribed antibiotics & was it successful?  The swelling hasgone down, but can still be very itchy at times. So much harder to focus,...

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  • I need success stories please!

    I was just diagnosed with blepharitis in July and feel as if my life is over. I'm so depressed that it's incurable. What makes it worse is that the opthalmologist acted as if it was no big deal - describing it as dandruff of the eyelids with a simple remedy - baby shampoo. Here I sit, a month...

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