Blepharitis Questions2018-01-12T12:54:27+00:00

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by Consultant Laura Crawley

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Frequently asked Blepharitis questions and Meibomitis questions

Blepharitis is a chronic condition, just like dry skin or dry scalp.There are times when it hardly bothers you and other times when it makes your eyes very uncomfortable. Just as using special shampoo to help with flaky scalp works for as long as you are using it then symptoms recur when you stop, lid heat and massage is the mainstay of managing blepharitis. When the symptoms have abated, you may need to do it once a day rather than twice but you must increase this if you feel the symptoms starting to recur.

This is not necessary anymore. It adds time to the process and of doing twice daily heat and massage and there is no evidence that they are superior to hot water alone.

This is not necessary, warm tap water alone is fine.

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I had the best experience working with Dr Crawley. I felt looked after and she took the time to get to know me. I would highly recommend her.

Sven K. | Brighton

From the moment I met her to the moment I left, I was treated with great courtesy and kindness, and everything was explained to me in layman’s terms so I could fully understand my condition. I was immensely impressed.

Paul | London

“Thank you very much for seeing me yesterday, you were marvellous and a pride to the NHS”

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Dear Laura,
Just a quick note to say thanks for looking after my mum Mrs M. so wonderfully. It was so good of you to take so much time and care as she was very worried about my appointment and you really made such a difference to my experience. Thank you.

Ruth S. | Oxford

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Thank you very much for seeing me yesterday. You were both marvellous and a pride to the NHS. You could, if you two wish, send this to your line manager. Thank you again!

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Enjoy your holiday and thanks for everything so far.
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