The Blepharitis condition can be severe and so it must be treated with proper care within 2-4 weeks. Other conditions that lead to Blepharitis are allergies, blockage in eyes oil gland, bacterial infection etc. if Blepharitis is not treated at the earliest, it may lead to blurred vision and eye inflammation. The sticky and swollen eyelids due to eye irritation and inflammation lead to Blepharitis. If not treated in time, the condition may turn chronic.
Symptoms of Blepharitis
Some of the symptoms are:
- Red eyes
- Blurred vision
- Missing or sticky eyelashes
- Hard crust or scales around the eyelash base
- Cornea inflammation
Cure blepharitis naturally:
Repeated blinking: Keep blinking at regular time interval while using computer or mobile phone. Repeated blinking produces oil in the meibomian glands and protects the surface of the eyes.
Treat dandruff: Dandruff can also cause eyebrows, face and nose sides to have greasy scaling, leading to blepharitis. Using omega 3 fatty acids, coconut, probiotics and other essential oils manages dandruff to an extent. Apply a mixture of tea tree oil, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, raw honey to moisturize the scalp and reduce itchiness.
Anti-inflammatory food: Foods like chia seeds, walnut, wild salmon and flax seeds that are rich in omega 3, fights the bacteria and reduces inflammation. Coconut oil, olive oil, nuts and avocado are also effective in managing blepharitis.
Teatree oil: It has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti- microbial, which kills the germs and soothe dry skin. It is always advisable to dilute the teatree oil with coconut oil before applying it with cotton pads.
Warm compress: The Bruders moist heat eye compress is one of the best ways to treat dry eyes. The moisture, captured with the help of Medibeads technology from air, microwaved for 20 seconds, releases moist heat which alleviates blockages and promotes natural oil production. The Bruders moist heat eye compress is comfortable and convenient to use. It is also reusable and portable.