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I have red and flaking on skin all around both eyes

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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?


Dr. Susan : How Long have you had this problem

7 months

Dr. Susan : Are you prone to allergies


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

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.

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


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

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
Dr. Susan : Sterilid
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