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.

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