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Common Eye Problems

Information on a range of common eye conditions and problems

Blepharitis

Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelid caused by the glands around the eye lashes becoming blocked or infected as a result of a bacterial infection or an allergic reaction.

The condition is very common and often keeps coming back.

Blepharitis is not usually serious, but it causes discomfort and prevents wearing of contact lenses while experiencing symptoms.

Treatment

There is no cure as such for Blepharitis. But the symptoms should be controlled through a systematic daily eye-cleaning routine. More severe cases may require antibiotics.

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Eyecare Through The Ages

It is important to look after your eyes from birth to old age and at every stage in between. Take a journey through the ages of eyecare for tips on how to best care for your eyes and vision through all life’s stages