Inflammatory Lid Disease

Also known as Blepharitis, which is inflammation of the lid margin. The condition is usually chronic and is one of the most common eye conditions. While not serious, it can cause much discomfort, like irritation, burning, itching, and redness of the lid margins.

The Doctors at JEI are trained in identifying and treating this condition. Our doctors use a variety of treatments including medications, vitamin supplements, cleaning of the eyelids, and a patient, methodical approach that provides relief in most cases.

Symptoms

  • Itching, burning, watery eyes
  • Matter in the corners of the eyes upon awakening
  • Redness of the eyelids
  • Frequent sty formation
  • Tiny pimples on the eyelid edges
  • Scaly skin along the eyelid margins
  • Gritty sensation leading to irritated eyes and light sensitivity
  • Blurred vision

Causes

  • Poor eyelid hygiene
  • Excess oil produced by the glands in the eyelid
  • Bacterial infection
  • Allergic reaction