inflammatory condition of the eye (inflammatory of the eyelid (clinical…
inflammatory condition of the eye
inflammatory of the eyelid
curved hair follicles on the edge of the lids contain oil glands. These oil glands can sometimes become clogged or irritated, which can trigger certain eyelid disorders.
types of eyelid inflammatory
Posterior eyelid inflammation occurs on the inner edge of eyelids closest to your eye. A malfunctioning oil gland behind your eyelash follicles usually causes this form of inflammation.
Anterior eye inflammation occurs on the outside of your eye where your eyelashes are located. Dandruff on your eyebrows and allergic reactions in your eyes can cause anterior eyelid inflammation.
treatment of the inflammed eyelid
A course of antibiotics may effectively treat eyelid infections. Your doctor can prescribe antibiotic medication in pill, ointment, or liquid drop form
If you don’t have an infection, your doctor may prescribe steroids, eye drops, or ointment to reduce inflammation
warm compress applied 3 to 4 times a day and an antibiotic ointment
incision or drainage can be performed to remove pus if hordeolum not resolve
red or inflamed eyelids
a burning sensation in the eyes
a feeling that something is in or on your eyes
having eyelash mites or lice
medication side effects
a malfunctioning oil gland
inflammatory of the conjuctiva
conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation caused by an allergic reaction to substances like pollen or mold spores
Red, itchy, watery, and burning eyes are common symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis. You may also wake up in the morning with puffy eyes.
types of inflammed conjuctiva
Acute allergic conjunctivitis
Your eyelids suddenly swell, itch, and burn. You may also have a watery nose.
Chronic allergic conjunctivitis
It is a milder response to allergens like food, dust, and animal dander
close windows when the pollen count is high
keep your home dust-free
use an indoor air purifier
avoid exposure to harsh chemicals, dyes, and perfumes
an oral or over-the-counter antihistamine to reduce or block histamine release
anti-inflammatory or anti-inflammation eye drops
eye drops to shrink congested blood vessels
steroid eye drops
clean eye discharge from lower lid with sterile gauze
isolate the patients with a gonococcal infection or pink eye
pollen from trees and grass
chemical scents such as household detergents or perfume
inflammatory condition of the sclera
Scleritis is a disorder in which the sclera becomes severely inflamed and red, can be a result of the body’s immune system overreacting
There are theories that the immune system’s T cells cause scleritis. The immune system is a network of organs, tissues, and circulating cells that work together to stop bacteria and viruses from causing illness
T cells work to destroy incoming pathogens, which are organisms that can cause disease or illness
types of inflammed sclera
anterior scleritis: the most common form of scleritis
nodular anterior scleritis: the second most common form
necrotizing anterior scleritis with inflammation: the most serious form of anterior scleritis
necrotizing anterior scleritis without inflammation: the rarest form of anterior scleritis
posterior scleritis: more difficult to diagnose and detect because it has variable symptoms, including many that mimic other disorders
excessive tearing, or lacrimation
sensitivity to light, or photophobia
redness of the sclera, or white portion of your eye
pain caused by eye movement
treatment for scleritis
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are most often used in nodular anterior scleritis. Reducing inflammation also helps to ease scleritis pain.
Corticosteroid pills (such as prednisone) may be used if NSAIDs don’t reduce inflammation.
Oral glucocorticoids are the preferred choice for posterior scleritis.
Antibiotics may be used to prevent or treat infections of the sclera.
Antifungal medications are commonly used in infections caused by Sjogren’s syndrome.
inflamatory condition of the cornea (keratitis)
Keratitis is an inflammatory condition that affects the cornea of your eye that can becaused buy an infection or injury to the eye.
types of keratitis
Bacteria: Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus are the two most common types of bacteria that cause bacterial keratitis.It mostly develops in people who use contacts improperly.=
Fungi: Fungal keratitis is caused by Aspergillus, Candida, or Fusarium. As with bacterial keratitis, fungal keratitis is most likely to affect those who wear contact lenses. However, it’s also possible to be exposed to these fungi outdoors
Viruses: Viral keratitis is primarily caused by the herpes simplex virus, which progresses from conjunctivitis to keratitis.
eye injury, such as a scratch
wearing your contacts too long
using extended-wear contacts
wearing your contacts while swimming
living in a warm climate, which increases the risk of plant materials damaging your cornea
a weakened immune system
corneal scraping must be done by an ophthalmology and sent to lab for microscopy, culture and sensitivity to antibiotic
prescribed steroids may be given to reduce inflammation once the epithelial defect is healed
good nutrition is important
eye may be padded to relieve pain and promote healing
pain and irritation in the affected eye
vision changes, such as blurriness or inability to see
sensitivity to light
inability to open your eye
treatment for keratitis
antibiotics for bacterial infections
biocides for parasitic infections
antifungals for fungal infections
antivirals for viral infections