With diseases of the eyelids often can also cope with a general practitioner. These diseases can be divided into inflammations and infections, tumors of the eyelid deformation.
All known barley, for example, is an acute staphylococcal infection of the hair follicle and adjacent glands. It manifests itself in the form of a painful formation on the anterior edge of the eyelid, which gradually passes independently. Surgical intervention is extremely necessary. There is also a psychological component in this disease, since, for medicinal purposes, each acquaintance tries to spit in a sore eye, or twist a fig. The speed of recovery is not affected.
Meibomian cyst - disease of the eyelids
Externally, it resembles barley and meibomia cyst, which is caused by a blockage of the fat gland duct of the cartilaginous plate of the eyelid, which is necessary for lubricating the edges of the eyelids.
The cyst includes sebum and, inflamed, turns into an unhealthy tumor, slowly growing on a century. Having reached a significant size, it can exert pressure on the cornea and provoke an astigmatic visual impairment. The cyst is round in shape, it is firm to the touch.
When relapses, it is necessary to conduct research to exclude cancers of the meibomian gland. Although most of the cysts are self-cured, with frequent relapses there is a need for their excision and curettage. Then follows the treatment with ointment with antibiotics and the covering of the eye with plaster.
The inner barley is of the same nature as the outer barley, but it is more dangerous than it and much more often requires surgical intervention.
Types of cysts on the eyelids
Cysts Mall, these are the transparent formations encountered on the forefront of the century. The cysts of Zeiss are the same, but not transparent. The contents of these cysts are aspirated with a needle or catheter.
There are also fatty cysts on the centuries, they are similar to the same cysts on any part of the body and they are removed.
Chronic diseases of the eyelid
Chronic disease of the edge of the century, which often affects the conjunctiva, is called plexitis. The cause of blepharitis is not yet fully understood, they suspect staphylococcal infection and seborrhea.
Distortion of the function of the meibomian glands can cause posterior blepharitis, with the growth of lipid secretion, burning pain and blurred vision. Posterior blepharitis often develops parallel to anterior blepharitis.
Treatment of blepharitis
Treatment of blepharitis is reduced to a constant monitoring of the state of the affected area of the inconvenience reduction to the minimum, since healing is not possible. The main component of the treatment is the care of the eyelids, the removal of crusts and toxic components from the edges of the eyelids.
This is done with a cotton ball soaked in a solution of baby shampoo or soda. This procedure must be carried out twice a day, and with improvements it is possible and less likely.
In severe severe exacerbations, eye drops with prednisolone and neomycin are prescribed, or hydrocortisone ophthalmic ointment. They really help to eliminate discomfort, but their long-term use carries the risk of developing iatrogenic glaucoma and cataracts.