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Blepharitis is an inflammation
of the eyelids that causes redness, itchiness, irritation, and scaly skin at
the edges of the eyelids. Blepharitis is one of the most common eye problems in
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology