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I have red and flaking on skin all around both eyes

Customer Question

I have red and flaking on skin all around both eyes
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Susan replied 5 years ago.

Dr. Susan : Are you available to chat?
Customer:

yes

Dr. Susan : How Long have you had this problem
Customer:

7 months

Dr. Susan : Are you prone to allergies
Customer:

no

Dr. Susan : Has anything changed in your environment ? are you on any new medication
Customer:

I have no meds

Dr. Susan : You're either suffering from dermatitis or blepharitis
Dr. Susan : Dermatitis is a condition that is characterized by dry flaky skin. Blepharitis can also present this way. Additionally blepharitis will have symptoms of dry eyes occasional sticky eyes.
Customer:

It comes and then just about goes away

Dr. Susan : This sounds more like blepharitis which can wax and wane
Dr. Susan : Are you Caucasian
Customer:

treatments?

Dr. Susan : It is simple. You can buy something over-the-counter cAlled steeilid or use a little baby shampoo daily to wash your eyelids.
Dr. Susan : Sorry sterilid
Customer:

thank yoy. bye

Dr. Susan : If it does not resolve after 1 to 2 weeks see your doctor. A short course of antibiotics usually helps
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