A condition causing inflammation of the eyelids, commonly at the edges, and usually affecting both eyes.


Many antibacterial preparations also incorporate a corticosteroid but such mixtures should not be used unless a patient is under close specialist supervision.

In particular they should not be prescribed for undiagnosed ‘red eye’ which is sometimes caused by the herpes simplex virus and may be difficult to diagnose.

Please note: There are many antibiotic available for the treatment of blepharitis. All the treatment options might not be available in your locality and may not suit you. So, it is advisable and recommended to visit your doctor or ophthalmologist before deciding on any medication.

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