At Shiloh Eye Care, we understand the discomfort and frustration that blepharitis can cause, and we are here to provide comprehensive care and relief for this common eye condition.
Blepharitis is a chronic and often recurring inflammation of the eyelids, typically affecting the base of the eyelashes or the oil glands within the eyelids. This condition can be caused by various factors, including bacterial or viral infections, skin conditions, and meibomian gland dysfunction.
Symptoms of blepharitis may include redness, swelling, itchiness, a gritty sensation in the eyes, crusting along the eyelid margins, and increased sensitivity to light. If left untreated, blepharitis can lead to complications such as dry eye syndrome or styes.
Our experienced eye care professionals at Shiloh Eye Care will conduct a thorough examination to diagnose blepharitis accurately and determine its underlying cause. We utilize advanced diagnostic tools and techniques to assess the condition of your eyelids and identify any contributing factors.
Treatment for blepharitis typically involves a combination of home care and professional intervention. Depending on the severity and cause of the condition, our team may recommend eyelid hygiene practices, warm compresses, and gentle lid massages to clean and unblock the oil glands.
For more stubborn cases of blepharitis, we may prescribe medicated eyelid cleansers or ointments to reduce inflammation and manage bacterial or viral infections. In some instances, oral antibiotics or other medications may be necessary to control the condition effectively.
At Shiloh Eye Care, we believe in patient education and empowerment. Our team will provide you with personalized care and guidance on how to manage and prevent blepharitis flare-ups. We will work with you to develop a long-term management plan that fits your lifestyle and ensures the best possible outcome for your eye health.
If you are experiencing symptoms of blepharitis or have concerns about your eyelid health, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at Shiloh Eye Care. Our compassionate and knowledgeable team is dedicated to helping you find relief and maintain optimal eye comfort and health.