... Hi; the advice given to me by an ophthalmic eyelid specialist was to apply hot/warm compress to my eye area twice a day for ten minutes . This worked but it makes the eye area quite red. Therefore I would do it when I didn't have to go out.
Make sure the washcloth or whatever you use is heated up in the microwave
then cooled so it is not too hot.After that I applied... (11 replies)
... Interesting how your eye drs tell you the same thing they tell me - that it is caused by allergies. Yet I only have it in one eye and it's not a seasonal thing - it's year round. I think the allergy response is because they just don't know the answers or explanations for our complaints. I would love to find a dr in the CHicagoland area who specializes in this and maybe get... (10 replies)
... Wow 2 posts in the same day that I can relate to. I've also had this dry eye issue off and on for over 40 years--just in the left eye (my bad eye). It started soon after I started wearing contacts at age 18 (I'm 64 now.) Naturally I blamed it on the contacts but since it only bothered me for a few days at a time and I could go years between flare-ups I continued to wear my... (10 replies)
... I'm seeing the eye octor again on Wednesday but hes a cornea specialist so i dont know how much help he will be with the problems I'm having on my lid as well. ... (0 replies)
... I hear you 110%!!!! I have chronic blapharitis/dry eye syndrome = Recurrent Corneal erosion and it's fucking painful. The lack of medical help is so frustrating. This disease is debilitating to say the least. Daily tearing of the epithelium leaves me suffering in pain...im up most of the night either assisting a new tear and managing pain and/or up every two hours applying... (37 replies)
... crubbing more then twice was drying out my lids and drying out my eyes. Also used fucilthalmic antibiotic lid scrub for several months last year recommended by a blepharitis specialist, did not notice any differnce, and in fact i preferred the novartis anti bacterial lid scrub. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for that bit of news ... I will definitely inquire about IPL treatmet! (37 replies)
... for rosacea which also helps blepharitis. You may want to check this out. I know a specialist in this area, but don't think I can give the name on this board, but you can use a search to find where you can get this done. I do know that finally some Dr. ... (37 replies)
... Hi Nexis,
I was on Accutane 6 months ago and am still battling dry eyes. Can you tell me how long after your courses of Accutane did it take for your dry eyes to get better?
My eyes are very sore, they burnand are very dry even with drops and warm compresses. I hope that time will make them better.
Thanks (5 replies)
... BTW the double vision with contacts is not because of the cream. I started seeing double with my contacts one day and when I went to the retinal specialist he told me I have blepharitis. ... (3 replies)
... How long have you been off of Accutane???
I had two separate interval-treatment of accutane and I noticed that my eyes were very dry for quite some time after treatment....
My eyes are still dry yet not as bad as being on Accutane... MY last course of treatment on Accutane was 5 years ago....
Give it some time...
I have also resorted to using eye moisture drops... (5 replies)
... My blepharitis, esp over the last few weeks has become really serious. Nothing the eye specialist has given me is helping. I work in customer service and I'm finding it extremely difficult in serving customers. ... (1 replies)
... I saw a eye specialist a few months ago about my pains stinging, and also getting a red line under the line. He said it was blepharitis and gave me some steroid drops and told me to use hot flannel over my eyes. He also said theres not much I could do about it. ... (4 replies)
... posterior blepharitis along with dry eye. ... (4 replies)
... he wasn't very helpful. Actually he was kind of a jerk which was disappointing. He said that I did have blepharitis but that it wasn't bad enough to prescribe anything. I said.."so you just wait till it gets bad enough..." ..I can't remember his remark back. ... (50 replies)
... hi , the specialist i've seen told me its useless to continue if i see no improvement within 30 days , he also told me to do hot compress 1 time / day . As i've seen no improvement i stoped it ... maybe iam wrong ?! (50 replies)
... hi ladymoon , are you really sure it's lifetime ??? as i already told u , the eyelid of my left eye is different shaped than my right eye eyelid because of the swellings due to the gland dysfonction
i've seen the best specialist in france about eyelid , he gave me a warm + massage treatment which i do since 3 weeks now but , unfortunately for me , i see no improvement . As... (50 replies)
... hi , i've seen the specialist and he told me to the warm thing then a massage , he tell me how to do it in details , if u want i'll try to tell u ( iam french )
we talked about one hour and he told me that if it dont work , we will try heavier treatments (3 replies)
... So do you think that I have Posterior Blepharitis and that the Doxycycline treatment could, finally, be the relief that I've been seeking all this time? ... (11 replies)
... You need a new doctor, one who is up on the different contacts lens materials out there. There are SO MANY to try, and different ones work for different people with dry(er) eyes. Sometimes a high water content works best, other times a low water content. Two that come to mind are Night and Day (worn only as a daily), and Proclear Compatibles (specifically marketed as a dry... (3 replies)