Can Very Dry Eyes Lead to Blepharitis? Do You Reccommend AzaSite for Blepharitis? Any New Promising Drugs for Blepharitis?

Can very dry eyes lead to blepharitis? Do you reccommend azasite for Blepharitis? Pros? Cons? Any new promising drugs/treatments for Blepharitis? Thank you!

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Blepharitis and Dry Eye

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   Patients who have blepharitis prior to eyelid surgery may have greater difficulty with dry eyes following the procedure.

Blepharitis and dry eyes

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It is usually the other way around, meaning blepharitis can cause dry eyes.  A course of Azasite can help with blepharitis as does performing warm moist compresses daily.  There are also other treatments available. See an oculoplastic specialist.

Mehryar (Ray) Taban, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
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