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Blepharitis is a common eye condition characterised by chronic inflammation of the rims of the eyelids.

Symptoms of blepharitis include sore, burning, itchy eyes, redness, reduced vision, and flaking and crusty on the margins of the eyelids and eyelashes. The eyes also feel gritty and there is often a foreign body sensation.

It can be caused by a bacterial infection or a skin condition such as rosacea or seborrhoeic dermatitis.

Unfortunately, Blepharitis is long-term condition with no definite cure. The best way to treat blepharitis is to establish and maintain a thorough eye-cleaning routine. It may be an irritating condition to endure, but luckily, serious complications are very rare.
If you have dry eye syndrome which frequently occurs alongside blepharitis, you may need separate treatment for this such as Artificial Tears eye drops.

Eye Cleansing Wipes for Blepharitis: A good cleaning routine is the best way to manage blepharitis.  
 
Blephaclean Wipes 20
Blephaclean Wipes 20: Blephaclean Wipes gently cleanses away impurities, dirt and traces of makeup, without irritating the eyes or damaging the outer layer of the skin.   More >>>
Price: £7.30 (incl VAT)
 
TLC Eye Care Wipes 20
TLC Eye Care Wipes 20: TLC wipes will effectively clean your eyelids and eyelashes of stickiness and flaking skin around the eyes   More >>>
Price: £4.00 (incl VAT)
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Systane Eyelid Cleansing Wipes 30
Systane Eyelid Cleansing Wipes 30: Systane cleansing wipes are individually wrapped wipes ideal for removing debris and stickiness from around the eyelid.   More >>>
Price: £8.99 (incl VAT) (Buy any 3 or more Systane products and save 5%)
 
Lumecare Eyelid Wipes 20
Lumecare Eyelid Wipes 20: Individually sealed sachets to gently remove debris from around the eyelid and lashes.   More >>>
Price: £4.19 (incl VAT)
 
Optase Tea Tree Oil Lid Wipes 20
Optase Tea Tree Oil Lid Wipes 20: ideal for your daily eye care routine. Optase Sterile and preservative free eye wipes containing hyaluronic acid and tea tree oil.   More >>>
Price: £7.55 (incl VAT)
 
Blink Lid Clean Wipes 20
Blink Lid Clean Wipes 20: hypoallergenic and preservative free soothing wipes containing chamomile. Suitable for babies, children and adults   More >>>
Price: £5.50 (incl VAT)
 
Eye Lid Cleansing Lotions For Blepharitis:           
 
Blephasol Lotion 100ml
Blephasol Lotion 100ml: Blephasol lotion is used for the daily hygiene of sensitive eyelids.   More >>>
Price: £10.30 (incl VAT)
 
Blephasol Duo 100ml with pads (100)
Blephasol Duo 100ml with pads (100): Blephasol Duo solution 100ml with pads (100) gently cleans eyelids and lashes, kind to skin and eyes.   More >>>
Price: £11.20 (incl VAT)
 
Liposomal Srays: Liposomal sprays can be used to replace the oily part of the tear film and reduce evaporation from the surface of the eye.  
 
Optrex Actimist Eye Spray
Optrex Actimist Eye Spray: Provides instant relief for the symptoms of dry and irritated eyes.   More >>>
Price: £14.10 (incl VAT)
 
Optrex Actimist 2 in 1 Tired and Uncomfortable Eye Spray 10ml
Optrex Actimist 2 in 1 Tired and Uncomfortable Eye Spray 10ml: Specially formulated for instant eye relief of tired eye symptoms and contains a refreshing boost so that your eyes feel more comfortable.   More >>>
Price: £14.10 (incl VAT)
 
Eye Logic  Spray - 10ml
Eye Logic Spray - 10ml: The special liposome content provides immediate comfort and relief - the eyelid is made soft and moist.   More >>>
Price: £10.10 (incl VAT)
 
Eye Washes:           
 
Optrex Multi Action Eye Wash 100ml With Eye Bath
Optrex Multi Action Eye Wash 100ml With Eye Bath:

Soothes sore eyes.

Optrex Eye Wash uses natural plant extracts to replenish moisture and soothe irritated eyes. It also comes with a handy eye bath to help cleanse the eye and removed crusting.   More >>>
Price: £4.40 (incl VAT)
 
Optrex Multi Action Eye Wash 300ml With Eye Bath
Optrex Multi Action Eye Wash 300ml With Eye Bath:

Soothes sore eyes.

Optrex Multi Action Eye Wash 300ml With Eye Bath treats, soothes and cleanses eyes irritated by dust, grit or smoke.   More >>>
Price: £6.20 (incl VAT)
 
Numark Maximeyes Eye Wash With Eye Bath 200ml
Numark Maximeyes Eye Wash With Eye Bath 200ml:

Great value.

Numark Maximeyes Eye Wash comes from our Express Chemist Value range of low-cost medicines. It contains bilberry and chamomile extract.   More >>>
Price: £2.10 (incl VAT)
 
Eye Bath
Eye Bath:

A plastic eye bath for use with your eye cleaning product of choice.   More >>>
Price: £0.30 (incl VAT)
 
Johnsons Baby Shampoo 300ml
Johnsons Baby Shampoo 300ml:

A good alternative.

It made seem an odd inclusion in our list, but baby shampoo is a proven to help clean the eyes effectively.

Johnsons Baby Shampoo has special formula that is as gentle to the eyes as water, allowing you to clean your eyes without irritation.

Please note that it is important to dilute the baby shampoo before use by one part baby shampoo to ten parts warm water.   More >>>
Price: £2.15 (incl VAT)
 
Antibiotics & Antibacterials for Blepharitis: If cleaning alone is not helping, you may wish to consider using an antibiotic or antibacterial cream or ointment. But before you do this, it is advisable to seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist.  
 
Brolene Eye Drops 10ml
Brolene Eye Drops 10ml:

Brolene Eye Drops contain the antibacterial propamidine isetionate for symptomatic relief of minor eye infections.   More >>>
Price: £3.95 (incl VAT)
 
Golden Eye Drops 10ml
Golden Eye Drops 10ml:

Eye drops containing 0.1% w/v propamidine isetionate; the same concentration as found in Brolene Eye Drops.   More >>>
Price: £4.55 (incl VAT)
 
Golden Eye Ointment 5g
Golden Eye Ointment 5g:

Golden Eye actively treats and soothes eye irritations. Contains dibrompropamidine isetionate (0.15% w/w).   More >>>
Price: £5.40 (incl VAT)
 
Bacterial Conjunctivitis:           
 
Golden Eye Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment 4g
Golden Eye Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment 4g:

Broad-spectrum antibiotic.

Golden Eye Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment contains a 1% w/w concentration of the antibiotic chloramphenicol.   More >>>
Price: £5.20 (incl VAT)
 
I-Care Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Eye Ointment 1% 4g
I-Care Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Eye Ointment 1% 4g: An antibiotic ointment for the eyes containing Chloramphenicol 1%. Suitable for treating minor bacterial eye infections such as acute conjunctivitis. 5 day treatment. Suitable for children aged 2 years and over.   More >>>
Price: £3.20 (incl VAT)
 
Blepharitis Information:           
 
Managing Blepharitis Managing Blepharitis:

Unfortunately there is no cure for blepharitis, it is a long-term condition and many sufferers will experience repeated episodes of the condition. The best way to manage blepharitis is to maintain good eye hygiene, primarily through a thorough cleaning routine.

If you suffer from blepharitis it is important to clean your eyes daily, even if you are not showing symptoms. Good hygiene will make the condition more bearable in the long-term and reduce the severity and frequency of episodes.

Eye Care Routine

If you are not sure how to clean your eyes and eyelids, please have a look at the advice set our below.
  • Warm a compress (some cotton wool or a clean cloth or flannel) with hot water and apply to the closed eyelids for 5-10 minutes.
  • Begin to gently rub your closed eyes to loosen up any crusting. Do this for 2-3 minutes and repeat if needed.
  • Using a cloth, flannel or cotton bud moistened with warm water and some cleaning solution or baby shampoo, rub the edges of the eyelids to clean the lids and gently remove the loosened crusting.
  • Repeat this process twice a day to begin with, reducing to once a day as conditions improve.
  • Avoid wearing eye make-up.
 
 
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