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Lids & Eyelashes Hygiene

WHAT IS BLEPHARITIS 

Blepharitis is an eye condition affecting the eyelids and can cause clumping and stickiness around the eyelashes. Blepharitis is classified as either acute or chronic, with chronic adult blepharitis the most common form of the eye condition. Blepharitis is further defined by the exact location of the problem, whether at the front or the back of the eyelid. For most purposes, blepharitis is taken to mean the chronic form of eyelid inflammation. Blepharitis, which often contributes to dry eye syndrome, can cause many ocular symptoms


♦ A chronic inflammation

♦ Causes redness, tearing, eye burning

♦Caused by Demodex which is an etiologic factor in chronic blepharitis, conjunctival inflammation, and meibomian gland dysfunction

 

♦ Tea tree oil (TTO) is natural oil distilled from the leaf of Melaleuca alternifolia. Gao et al. and has proven effective for decreasing Demodex in eyelash


WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OH BLEPHARITIS ?

The Demodex mites are one of the main cause of Blepharitis cases. The mite that lives in the sebaceous glands causes severe itching and irritation, inflammation of meiboian glands. They lay their eggs on the lashes, and then crawl back into the follicle. It is difficult to diagnose the presence of Demodex, they scarve around lashes . They can be examine with microscope on skin and lashes.

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS ?

♦ Chronic inflammation of the lid margins

♦ Common

♦ Remitting

♦ Range of ages

♦ Bilateral

♦ Often misdiagnosed as conjunctivitis

♦ Sore burning itching irritation of lids

♦ Grittiness and watering

♦ Mild stickiness particularly on waking

♦ Red lid margins

♦ Dry eyes

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When a blepharitis crisis arises, use NAVIBLEF® INTENSIVE CARE: recommended for 3 weeks.

Then switch to NAVIBLEF® DAILY CARE until the next blepharitis crisis.

Lids & Eyelashes Hygiene