Institute of Ophthalmology-Clínica Girona (IOC) 
Juli Garreta, 13 2on pis · 17002 Girona
CIF B17356932
  Girona Mercantile Register
Volume 1198
Book 0
Page 57
Sheet 8
Folder GI-10123
Entry 5



Definition: it is acute or chronic inflammation of the lid margin creating eyelid hyperemia and a desquamation resulting in itching. Anterior blepharitis affects the outside of the eyelid where the eyelashes are located and posterior blepharitis affects the inner part where the meibonian sebaceous glands that when become infected and clogged, cause styes.

  1. Blepharitis is not contagious and is usually treated with eyelid cleaning and may also be treated with an antibiotic cream.