Eye Cleansing Wipes for Blepharitis
A good cleaning routine is the best way to manage blepharitis.
Eye Lid Cleansing Lotions For Blepharitis
Liposomal sprays can be used to replace the oily part of the tear film and reduce evaporation from the surface of the eye.
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.
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.
Numark Maximeyes Eye Wash With Eye Bath 200ml
Numark Maximeyes Eye Wash comes from our Express Chemist Value range of low-cost medicines. It contains bilberry and chamomile extract.
A plastic eye bath for use with your eye cleaning product of choice.
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.
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 contain the antibacterial propamidine isetionate for symptomatic relief of minor eye infections.
Golden Eye Drops 10ml
Eye drops containing 0.1% w/v propamidine isetionate; the same concentration as found in Brolene Eye Drops.
Golden Eye Ointment 5g
Golden Eye actively treats and soothes eye irritations. Contains dibrompropamidine isetionate (0.15% w/w).
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.