Friday, December 17, 2010

Squamous Blepharitis

Defined as Low grade infection on top of abnormal secretions of the lid glands ,a kind of nonulcerative blepharitis .As a Part of a dermatologic condition that includes the scalp, face, and eyebrows; So it also called Seborrheic Blepharitis .

Clinical signs include greasy, small white scales presents between the lashes. Inflammation is usually minimal.Removal of this scales dosen`t reveals ulceration.
"usually take 2-3 weeks" and includes:
• Treatment of seborrhea.
• Removal of scales: Using 3% sodium bicarbonate or diluted baby shampoo.
• Local antibiotic ointment.

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