Blepharitis

If you are diagnosed with chronic blepharitis, an ongoing regimen of eyelid hygiene is recommended.   We often prescribe over-the-counter lid scrubs such as Ocusoft.   Eyelid hygiene is the cornerstone of treatment for most cases of blepharitis. Besides a program of eyelid hygiene, supplemental treatment with topical and oral medicine can be helpful. We alsoContinue reading “Blepharitis”

Eyelid bump

A stye develops when an oil gland within the eyelid gets infected.   It looks like a bump on your eyelid and hurts when you touch it.   Ointments and drops are ineffective for a stye.    It must be treated with an oral antibiotic, such as a Z-pak (Zithromycin).