Connersville Location

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Rushville Location

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Blepharitis

If you have blepharitis, several treatment options can help. At Yaryan Eye Care Center in IN, our optometrist team has been treating several eye conditions, including blepharitis, for several years. We have Connersville, Brookville, and Rushville locations to address your eye care needs. Read on to find out more about blepharitis.

Blepharitis

What is Blepharitis?

Blepharitis is a condition that causes your eyelids to become inflamed. It typically occurs at the edge of the eyelids when the oil glands become clogged. The area surrounding your eyelids can become red and irritated, and it can cause infections or other conditions if it's not treated. 

Blepharitis is caused by bacteria or blockage in your eye lids' oil glands. Other causes can include a hormone imbalance, allergies, or a viral infection. Also, it's possible that a skin condition, like eczema, can lead to blepharitis. We will evaluate your condition to determine the cause of your blepharitis and provide the necessary treatment. 

There are a few simple tests to diagnose blepharitis. We will examine your eyelids using a magnifying instrument or take a sample of the old or crust of your eyelid. 

Symptoms of Blepharitis

One of the first signs of the condition is watery and red eyes accompanied by a burning or stinging sensation. Your eyes can also become itchy, and your skin can flake off. It's also common for eyelids to become swollen and red, or have eyelids stick together. It is a chronic condition but does not lead to permanent eye damage. Always 

Treating Blepharitis

An eye doctor from our staff will offer several treatments to control your blepharitis. We will suggest a warm compress for a mild condition, but only prescriptions can work in some cases. Some include antibiotics that can attach the bacterial infection in the eyes. These are in the form of eye drops, creams, or ointments. There are also steroids to help control the inflammation, and Restasis to relieve the symptoms.  We will also determine if another untying condition, such as rosacea, may lead to your blepharitis. 

Schedule an Appointment with Our Eye Doctor for Blepharitis Treatment in Brookville and Rushville, IN

At Yaryan Eye Care Center, we will perform a comprehensive eye exam to confirm a blepharitis diagnosis. Our team can create a plan to help relieve your symptoms. Contact our office today to book your appointment and learn more about treatment options and relieve your symptoms quickly. 

Our Locations

HOURS OF OPERATION

Connersville Location

Monday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Brookville Location

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Rushville Location

Monday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Connersville Location

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Brookville Location

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Rushville Location

Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed