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Eyelid Problems (Blepharitis) - Topic Overview

One of the most common eye problems in older adults is a skin condition called blepharitis . It is often caused by bacteria (usually staphylococcus) or related to a long-term (chronic) skin condition, such as dandruff, skin allergies, or eczema. If you have blepharitis, you are more likely to get styes.

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Last Updated: March 09, 2009
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