Blepharitis

About- Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelids that affect the eyelashes or tear production.

Symptoms-
 Watery eyes
 Red eyes
 Burning or stinging sensation in the eyes
 Greasy, sticky, swollen, and itchy eyelids 
 Frequent blinking
 Increased sensitivity to light (photophobia)
 Abnormal growth or loss of eyelashes
 Feeling uncomfortable to wear contact lenses
 
Causes-
 A bacterial infection such as staphylococcus
 Allergies, including allergic reactions to eye medications, contact lens solutions or eye makeup
 Clogged or malfunctioning oil glands in the eyelids
 Eyelash mites or lice
 Rosacea
 Seborrheic dermatitis
 
Specialist to Visit
 Ophthalmologist
Optometrist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.allaboutvision.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.aoa.org

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