How to prevent Blepharitis

How to prevent Blepharitis © 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology

How to prevent Blepharitis



There is almost overlap between how to prevent blepharitis and treatment of blepharitis.

By doing these steps, you will prevent yourself from the annoying symptoms of blepharitis and also these steps can be part of the treatment of it

1- Keep your hand and face clean.

2- Avoid rubbing your eyes with dirty hands.

3- Always remove your eye makeup before bedtime with clean, warm and sterile water.

4- Always wash your face and eyelid with warm water.

5- Massage your eyelid while washing your face.

6- If you like to join sauna always massage your face and eyelid. This can help to release any blackage of meibomian gland

7- Poor nutrition is a risk factor for meibomian gland dysfunction so balanced diet is required. Try to know which foods are used as anti-inflammatory diet,which can help you not only in Blepharitis control but also in preventing many diseases like tumors.

8- Avoid the exposure to smoke and air pollutants because they can trigger it and also can black the orifices of Meibomian Glands

9- Another way in prevention is to obtain treatment for your skin conditions like rosacea and seborrhea, because both of them are common causes of blepharitis.



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