Eye lubricants and artificial tears are over-the-counter medications that are available to help treat blepharitis. Gently cleaning the eyelids with a cloth using a dilute solution of baby shampoo and warm water is also available. In addition, warm compresses over the eyes can relieve inflammation and burning.
- Q Is blepharitis serious?
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with blepharitis?
- Q How does blepharitis affect the body?
- Q How do other illnesses affect blepharitis?
- Q What lifestyle changes should I make if I have blepharitis?
- Q How do I manage my blepharitis on a daily basis?