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    Blepharitis

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    Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids that causes redness, itchiness, irritation, and scaly skin at the edges of the eyelids. Blepharitis is one of the most common eye problems in older adults.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology

    Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: September 09, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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