Eyelid Conditions

Doctors have long treated blepharitis and lid disease by recommending mild cleansers with surfactants (baby shampoo initially, then commercial lid cleansers such as OCuSOFT® Lid Scrub®) and prescribing antibiotics when necessary.  Although most antibiotic prescriptions will kill the primary bacterial flora found on the eyelid,  a surfactant cleanser  was, and still is, recommended first to debride the eyelid and remove excessive oil that harbor bacteria.


Common Eyelid Conditions include, but are not limited to: Dry Eye Syndrome, Blepharitis, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, Chalazions and Demodex Infestation.


Common Options for include, but are not limited to: regular use of OCuSOFT® Lid Scrub® eyelid cleansers for daily eyelid hygiene, OCuSOFT® HypoChlor (0.02% Hypochlorous acid) for an added antibacterial boost, warm compresses, artificial tears, emulsions, ointments, punctal occlusion, nutritional