Patient Comments: Blepharitis - Causes

If known, what was the cause of your blepharitis?

Comment from: mjfrnkamj, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 20

I was cleaning the toilet with a brush when I felt something hit me in the eye. I splashed water into my eyes from the wash basin and went to sleep. The next morning I noticed pain in my right eye and sensitivity to light; blepharitis.

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Comment from: sad eyes, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: February 18

I think the cause of my blepharitis is the scarring and clogging of the meibomian glands in my eyelids, especially the lower lids. I have had surgery, but I still have severe tears, itching and redness in the eyes. This summer it was much better. Now in the northeast with the heat and dry air it is awful.

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Comment from: WQ, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: February 18

Demodex mites was the cause of my blepharitis. I have been treated with tee tree oil and Posiformin.

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Comment from: Nbug, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 03

My blepharitis was caused by black liquid eyeliner.

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Comment from: Angie Oliver, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 20

The doctor said the blepharitis was caused by a bacterial infection and having tears not mixing right.

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Comment from: Cathmack, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 30

I have dry eye syndrome which caused the blepharitis.

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