Eyelid Problems

Eye lid structure Blepharitis is chronic inflammation of the lid margin.

The image on the right show the structure of the eyelid

inflamed meibomian glands in Blepharitis An image of inflamed meibomian glands in Blepharitis

obstructed Meibomian Gland 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 Squamous Blepharitis is often associated with Eczema/Dandruff type conditions

It responds well to firm lash and lid cleansing

Staphylococcal Type Blepharitis Staphylococcal Type Blepharitis Responds to lid cleansing and topical anti-biotic cream

Molluscum Contagiosum Molluscum Contagiosum is a viral skin condition causing a chronically inflamed/sore eye.

It requires a minor operation to remove

Orbital Inflammations Orbital inflammations are serious conditions often requiring immediate hospitalising.

Pain, impaired eye movements, reduced vision, or reduced pupil response are all critical signs.

Orbital inflamations