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Blepharitis is a condition where the edges of the eyelids become inflamed (red and swollen).
Symptoms of blepharitis
Most people with blepharitis experience repeated episodes, separated by long periods with no symptoms.
Causes of blepharitis
Blepharitis occurs when the edge of your eyelids become inflamed (they turn red and begin swelling). It is usually caused by an infection or a skin condition.
Treating blepharitis
Blepharitis cannot usually be cured, but the symptoms can be controlled with good eyelid hygiene.
Complications of blepharitis
Blepharitis can cause many different problems, although serious complications are rare.