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What is blepharitis?
Blepharitis is characterized by swelling of the eyelid. It’s usually a persistent, recurring problem for a child that starts early in childhood, and it may last throughout his or her life. Often, there is a secondary infection of the eye and a loss of eyelashes.
What causes blepharitis?
Blepharitis may be caused by an infection or increased oil production in the sebaceous glands; it may also be associated with seborrhea. Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammation of the top layers of skin that’s characterized by red, itchy skin that sheds scales.
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