Treatment of blepharitis: recent clinical trials.

  title={Treatment of blepharitis: recent clinical trials.},
  author={Stephen Carl Pflugfelder and Paul M. Karpecki and Victor L. Perez},
  journal={The ocular surface},
  volume={12 4},
Blepharitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the eyelids that is frequently encountered in clinical practice. The etiology of the disorder is complex and not fully understood, but the general consensus is that bacteria and inflammation contribute to the pathology. Blepharitis can be classified into anterior blepharitis, involving the anterior lid margin and eyelashes, and posterior blepharitis, characterized by dysfunction of the meibomian glands. Long-term management of symptoms may… CONTINUE READING


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