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What is eyelid margin disease?

Eyelid margin disease is a common and persistent inflammation of the eyelids. This condition frequently occurs in people who have a tendency toward oily skin, dandruff or dry eyes.

With blepharitis, both the upper and lower eyelids become coated with oily particles and bacteria near the base of the eyelashes.

 

Symptoms include:

  • Eye and eyelid irritation 
  • Itchiness of the eye
  • Redness of the eye
  • Burning sensation

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