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  • By: Komal Bharat Desai & Swathi Tella
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Blepharitis is a disorder of the eyelids characterized by redness, thickening, and crusting as a result of chronic inflammation. Symptoms include burning, stinging, crusting, and foreign body sensation. It is a very common external eye problem whose etiology is not entirely ...

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