Clinical Findings And Management Of Chronic Blepharitis In A 25-year Old Female -a Case Report

  • A Osaiyuwu
  • J Ebeigbe
Keywords: Blepharitis, Madarosis, Conjunctivitis, Keratitis, Staphylococcus auerus.


Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelid margins which sometimes leads to secondary changes in the conjunctiva and cornea. Symptoms of blepharitis tend to be longstanding, thus, blepharitis is more of a chronic condition than being acute and both eyes are usually affected, however, the symptoms can easily be eased.Once symptoms have eased, daily'eyelidhygiene' canusuallykeepthe symptoms toa minimum. Vision is rarely affected. This case report reviewed themanagement of blepharitis in a 25-year old girl the clinical findings andtreatment optionswerealsodiscussed. Keywords: Blepharitis,Madarosis, Conjunctivitis,Keratitis, Staphylococcus auerus

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