Which clinical history findings are characteristic of blepharitis?

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Bobak Zonnoor , MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Characteristics include the following:

  • Anterior blepharitis - Erythema, pruritus, and crusting of lid margins; typically without discharge

  • Posterior blepharitis – Epiphora, foreign body or burning sensation, [50] blurred vision, and photophobia


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