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Bacterial Blepharitis Evaluation
- Swelling and redness of the eyelid edges
- Scaly eyelids
- Thick coating on the lids
- Ulcers at the base of the eyelashes
- Misdirection of eyelashes
- Scarring of the lid margins
- A painless, swollen lump in the eyelid
- Irritation and swelling of the thin, clear lining on the eye
The diagnosis of infectious blepharitis does not require testing.
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PubMed Bacterial Blepharitis References
- McCulley JP, Shine WE. Eyelid disorders: the meibomian gland, blepharitis, and contact lenses. Eye Contact Lens. 2003 Jan;29(1 Suppl):S93-5; discussion S115-8, S192-4. 
- Swann PG, Weir J. Is it blepharitis? Clin Exp Optom. 2005 Mar;88(2):113-4. 
- Viswalingam M, Rauz S, Morlet N, Dart JK. Blepharokeratoconjunctivitis in children: diagnosis and treatment. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005 Apr;89(4):400-3.