Blepharitis is chronic inflammation of the lid margin.
The image on the right show the structure of the eyelid
An image of inflamed meibomian glands in Blepharitis
The image show obstructed Meibomian Gland with formation of Meibomian Cyst or Chalazion
Treatment is to promote drainage with warm compresses 3 times daily 5 minutes each time
If the condition is chronic it may may need a minor operation.
Squamous Blepharitis is often associated with Eczema/Dandruff type conditions
It responds well to firm lash and lid cleansing
Staphylococcal Type Blepharitis Responds to lid cleansing and topical anti-biotic cream
Molluscum Contagiosum is a viral skin condition causing a chronically inflamed/sore eye.
It requires a minor operation to remove
Orbital inflammations are serious conditions often requiring immediate hospitalising.
Pain, impaired eye movements, reduced vision, or reduced pupil response are all critical signs.