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Friday August 17, 2018

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  • What is Blepharitis

    What is Blepharitis?

    eyelid modelBlepharitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an overgrowth of normal bacteria living along the lid and the base of the eyelashes. Anyone can get blepharitis at any age, but the prevalence increases with age, since as we get older, we make fewer natural antibodies in our tears.

    This overgrowth of bacteria produces a biofilm that traps scurf and debris along the eyelashes and harbors bacterial exotoxins along the lid margin. These exotoxins penetrate the eyelid tissue causing low-grade inflammation which adversely affects the tear glands, turning down tear production. Fewer tears containing fewer antibodies allow even more bacteria accumulate and a vicious cycle is established, leading to chronic irritation and dry eye.

    Since the eyelids are difficult to clean, this overgrowth of bacteria, biofilm, scurf and debris can accumulate over many years, and the exotoxin-induced inflammation can cause significant damage to the eyelid and tear glands.

    Now, thanks to BlephEx™, your eye doctor can precisely and safely, clean and exfoliate your eyelids and lashes, which will almost immediately improve your symptoms. More importantly, by completely removing the exotoxin-laden biofilm along the lid margin, your doctor can help you avoid the long-term inflammatory damage to your tear glands, preventing chronic dry eye syndrome.

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    Stages of Blepharitis

    Side Stage1Stage1:Inflammation of lid margin with minimal to no scurf

                                                                                           

    Side Stage2Stage2: Inflammation with mild scurf, lash follicle swelling

    Side Stage3Stage3: Inflammation with moderate scurf, lash follicle swelling, early lash misdirection

     

    Side Stage4Stage4: Inflammation with heavy scurf, lash follicle swelling, lash misdirection and ingrown lashes