Problem

Blepharitis

Other Names:
Inflammation of eyelid
Sticky eye
Nature:
Inflammation of the eyelid margins causing it to be swollen, itchy or red. There may be scales or crusting on the eyelids. If untreated, blepharitis can lead to eye infections such as sties.
Incidence:
This condition is very common, especially among older individuals.
Related Problems:
Ocular rosacea
Values:
Inflammation
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
Medicine Physiology
Medicine Eyesight
Date of last update
03.07.2018 – 04:48 CEST