Patient will present as → a 37-year-old male with crusting, scaling, red-rimming of the eyelid, and eyelash flaking along with dry eyes. The patient has a history of seborrheic dermatitis and rosacea.
Chronic inflammation of the eyelids without mass and without significant pain, caused by a dysfunctional meibomian gland or staph infection
- Associated with with seborrhea and rosacea
- Crusty eyelids in the AM
Diagnosis is usually by slit-lamp examination
- Chronic blepharitis that does not respond to treatment may require biopsy to exclude eyelid tumors that can simulate the condition
Treat with warm compresses, irrigation, lid massage, and topical antibiotics for flare-ups
- Daily lid wash with baby shampoo
ectropion occurs when the eyelid turns outward exposing the palpebral conjunctiva, conjunctiva will appear red from air exposure and inflammation
Patient will present with decreased extraocular movement, pain with movement of the eye and proptosis.
Patient will present with an elevated, superficial, fleshy, triangular-shaped “growing” fibrovascular mass (most common in inner corner/nasal side of they eye).
blepharitis with seborrheic dermatitis
A dysfunction in the meibomian glands
Impaired aqueous outflow through the trabecular meshwork
This is the cause of glaucoma
Infectious obstruction of the nasolacrimal gland
This is the cause of dacrocystitis
Inflammation or infection of the outer membrane of the eyeball and the inner eyelid.
This is the description of conjunctivitis (pink eye)
Antibiotic ointment (eg, bacitracin/polymyxin B, erythromycin, or gentamicin 0.3% qid for 7 to 10 days)
Warm compresses over the closed eyelid
Tear supplements during the day
Gentle cleansing of the eyelid margin 2 times a day with a cotton swab dipped in a dilute solution of baby shampoo (2 to 3 drops in ½ cup of warm water)
all of the above