Blepharitis and Meibomitis

Blepharitis Meibomitis
Statistics and Associations

  • Inflammation of the eyelid margins (blepharitis) and/or inflammation of the oil-producing glands of the eyelid (meibomitis)
  • Inflammation commonly secondary to bacteria sensitivity or mite infection
  • Extremely common among adult population with strong association with dry eye symptoms


  • Dry eye treatment as needed
  • Lid scrubs and/or Hot soaks with warm washcloth
  • Short term treatment with antibiotic or combination ointment
  • Doxycycline oral antibiotic in severe cases