Blepharitis

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Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids that causes redness, itchiness, irritation, and scaly skin at the edges of the eyelids. Blepharitis is one of the most common eye problems in older adults.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology

Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

Current as of: September 9, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology