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

Osaiyuwu A. B. and Ebeigbe, J. A.


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 ‘eyelid hygiene’ can usually keep the symptoms to a minimum. Vision is rarely affected. This case report reviewed the management of blepharitis in a 25-year-old girl the clinical findings and treatment options were also discussed.

Keywords: Blepharitis, Madarosis,Conjunctivitis, Keratitis, Staphylococcus auerus.

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