January 2018 Articles

Eyelid Hygiene Tips

January 12, 2018

Are you bothered by sore, red eyelids — perhaps accompanied by crusty debris at the base of your eyelashes? If so, you may have blepharitis.

Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelid margin. It's common and treatable. Eyelid hygiene is very helpful to treat and control blepharitis, but only if performed properly.

To begin, use a clean, warm compress to melt any blocked residue in the oil-secreting meibomian glands in your eyelids. Here's how:

· Wash your hands, then dampen a clean washcloth with warm (nearly hot) water.

What our customers are saying:

The staff were so friendly and funny. They made my glasses experience effortless and were especially helpful in picking the right look for my face. Thank you!

- Kaileena M

I am very pleased. I love my new glasses and the way they look!!

- Ashley I

Kurt V. is a great manager. He’s personable, knowledgeable and helpful. I had a defect in my new glasses and he replaced them no questions asked. What great service!

- Barbara B

Copyright © 2016-2018 Nationwide Vision Center, Inc. All rights reserved. LASIK Eye Surgery Phoenix AZ | Nationwide Vision

*All exams performed by Independent Doctors of Optometry.