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Redness in eyelid creases and in upper eyelids, flaking skin, slight burning and itching. Solution and cause ?

I have redness in my eyelid creases and in my upper eyelids. The skin is also a litle bit flaky. It has a slight burning and sometimes itching sensation. This has been going on for months. I use hydrocortisone and it somewhat helps but does not resolve the problem. I have been washing my eyelids with facial cleanser but no real relief. I rarely use makeup and do not have nailpolish on which could be put in my eyes from touching. What could be the reason and the solution?
Asked On : Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
It seems from the history that you are having inflammation of the eye lid margin blepharitis. It responds to hydrocortisone but the treatment is required for quite a long time. The treatment basically involves, cleaning eye lid margins, using antibiotic steroid eye ointment. The treatment is usually required for long time. Please do consult a eye doctor as the treatment is required for a long time it is better to take it under supervision of eye doctor after confirming the diagnosis.
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Answered: Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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