What is Blepharitis?

What is Blepharitis?

Case of Mr. Ashutosh, a 36-years old male and a marketing manager at a pharmaceutical company in Panvel.
He visited Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI) located at Sanpada, Navi Mumbai with complaints of burning sensation in eyes, itching, redness and excessive watering of eyes.

Being a manager Mr. Ashutosh has to manage his team and simultaneously he has to spend most of the time in front of his Laptop and also has to travel to Vashi, Nerul, Kharghar, Panvel, etc for his work. But he was unable to go out in a day light due to his eye problems. He found dust scales and stickiness in his eyes that made it difficult for him to keep his eyes open. This started affecting his work. He took leaves for 2-3 days, but still there were no signs of relief. Finally, he decided to visit an eye specialist at AEHI.

As he entered AEHI, he got his routine eye evaluation done. Then he had his consultation with Dr. Vandana Jain, Cataract and Cornea specialist at AEHI. Dr. Jain checked his eyes and diagnosed the condition as Blepharitis. Further, she carried out a slit lamp examination to know if there were any other abnormalities in the anterior portion of the eyes.

What is Blepharitis?

Blepharitis is the inflammation of the eyelids. It is caused due to the bacterial infection or blockage of the eyelids oil glands or may be due to some allergies.

Dr. Vandana Jain prescribed an antibiotic ointment for his eyes and asked him to do warm compression 3-4 times a day. She said, this which will help in loosening the scales and cleaning the debris around the eye lashes.

Mr. Ashutosh came for his follow-up after a week. Dr. Vandana Jain examined his eyes, the inflammation in his eyelids had reduced, the itching sensation and watering from the eyes also reduced.

Ashutosh is back to his work life, managing his team and happy for his clear vision. Mr. Ashutosh was glad that he underwent his eyes’ treatment in the best eye hospital of Navi Mumbai by the best eye surgeon, Dr. Vandana Jain.

About Dr. Vandana Jain:

Dr. Vandana Jain is a renowned Cornea, Lasik and Cataract surgeon and the Director of AEHI. She has won best fellow awards and medals at Delhi University and L. V. Prasad Eye Institute and further completed her training at Harvard, USA. Having performed more than 10,000 cataract operations, she has ample of experience in dealing with all kinds of complicated cataract surgeries. According to her, a cataract surgery needs to be customised according to the patient’s needs and physical disability. She additionally believes that teamwork and alliance with other specialists help in planning and giving the best cataract surgery results to the patients.

About Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute:

Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute in Navi Mumbai one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai. For comprehensive eye check-up and the operation theatres are state-of-art and equipped with the best diagnostic, surgery machines. Personalised care, infection-free modular operation theatres and beautiful ambience complement the cutting-edge eye care offered at AEHI. Besides treating patients from Kharghar, Nerul, Vashi and Panvel, AEHI also witnesses patients from all over western India for world class eye care management.

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