... Just had my first BlephEx treatment in for Blepharitis in a Phoenix suburb. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the advice Bleue! Will definitely research Blepharitis and give the specialist another visit soon, especially as I'm on uni break soon (yay!!).
Any other advice/suggestions/possible diagnosis will still be appreciated. (4 replies)
... up on blepharitis if she didn't think it was the cause of or contributing to your problem? ... (4 replies)
... Actually the last time I visited, I was given a sheet of paper titled "Blepharitis Treatment" but was never actually DIAGNOSED with it. She just said the stuff about the glands but never any diagnosis. On this paper it says nothing about medication.... Should I be taking some antibiotics?
Thanks! (4 replies)
... It sounds like blepharitis - have you been given such a diagnosis? It's often treated with antibiotics to kill off the offending bacteria. You didn't mention anything about being given such medication so I wonder why? That may explain why the problem's hanging in for so long.
Good luck! (4 replies)
... Ok so I was first dignosed with mgd/blepharitis in november 2014. I was told to do hot compresses, lid message . Lid hygeine. Eye drops ect.. Which none of this treatment helped especially in the first few months (hard times) anyway Its been seven months now with a little improvement but still struggling with this. I'm also taking omega 3 fish oils and trying to eat healthly... (3 replies)
... Thanks. And yeah I also have dry eye syndrome aswell its just a never ending nigtmare I'm going to have an allergey test done but I doubt my symptoms are allergie related but just to make sure I guess wots the harm. (3 replies)
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... A couple thoughts - it's Spring allergy season; some symptoms you describe could be of an allergic nature. If antihistamines help (either oral or in eyedrops - might need a prescription for these) it's a good likelihood that's the cause.
The other thought is dry eye - common with this condition and can cause the symptoms you mention. Sometimes eyes are sensitive to... (3 replies)
... Dear fellow blepharitis sufferers, I have blepharitis on both eyes for one year now. I had the crawling feeling, and in the morning my eyes are crusty and really bad. ... (0 replies)
... I am almost 28 and have had my pinguecula since I was 20. I really hate them, they make me really unhappy. I have had posterior blepharitis or mgd for two years, it was left undiagnosed and untreated for over a year. ... (0 replies)
Glad to hear that you are cured.
I understand that Wet Ones are meant for wiping hands only as the ingredients are harmful to the eyes.
Can you tell exactly how you wipe your eyes with it without getting into any problems.
Regards, (19 replies)
... I had blepharitis for about 5 years, about 2 years after I started wearing contacts. i think the contacts made it worse along with dry eye. The Restasis never did work very well. ... (6 replies)
... benny j, how long did you have blepharitis before going to do this procedure? ... (6 replies)
... Hey benny how long did you have blepharitis for before you say the doctor? ... (6 replies)
... Hi Lucy,
This is just such an embarrasing problem.
Just wondering do you think that blepharitis can be passed on to intimate parts of someones body, if you had been rubbing your eyes when they was really badly inflamed with this horrid disease, and then you handled ones intimate parts.
All the doctors i have seen, dont think it can be passed on to intimate parts.
Regards... (19 replies)
... Just wanted to let you know that after I killed the Blepharitis I looked up why. ... (19 replies)
... The reason these wipes work is that Blepharitis is caused by staphylococcus. ... (19 replies)
... As mentioned above I always keep my eyelids closed when washing them with baby shampoo and it has been recommended by a doctor & an eye specialist.
I wasn't aware that there as also bacterial blepharitis, I was always under the impression it all came under the same umbrella.
So with bacterial would a dose of antibiotics generally calm the condition or completely remove... (13 replies)
... Baby shampoo is the doctor recommended treatment for Blepharitis, if it's not caused by bacteria. However it should follow a hot compress for 5 minutes on the eyes to loosen up the **** clogging the glands. Then baby shampoo is effective at washing out the ****. The eyelids should be closed and the lashes gently washed with your finger.
I've been doing this for a couple... (13 replies)