Inflammatory Conditions of the Eye (Blepharitis) (Definition (An…
Inflammatory Conditions of the Eye (Blepharitis)
An inflammation of the eyelid that affects eye lashes or tear production.
It is caused by bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus
Signs and Symptoms
Redness of lid margins
The pathophysiology of blepharitis frequency involves bacterial colonization of the eyelids. This results in direct microbial invasion of tissues, immune system- mediated damage caused by the production of bacterial toxins ,waste products and enzymes.
Topical Antibiotics and Steroids are used.
Cleaning the lid margin with bicarbonate of soda solution on a cotton wool bud.
The Scalp and eyebrows should be treated with anti-dandruff shampoo.
Keeping eyelids clean.
Remove all eye makeup before bedtime.
Do not use eyeliner on the back edges of your eyelids behind the lashes.
Nursing Care Plan
Always Keeping eye lid margin clean and hygiene