Blepharitis / Meibomitis is a general term that describes inflammation of the eyelids. This may be due to bacterial colonisation of the lid margins, inflammation of the oil glands on eyelid margins, or both. The lid margins of both the upper and lower eyelids contain a row of oil glands. These oil glands produce oil that coat the surface of the tears to reduce evaporation.
If you have Blepharitis / Meibomitis, you may experience the following symptoms:
This is a long term problem which cannot be eradicated, but can be controlled with the following measures: