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Identifying common eyelid disorders

Identifying common eyelid disorders

From this CPD module you will learn:

  • About common eyelid disorders which may present in the pharmacy
  • What each disorder looks like and some of the risk factors
  • Advice on management
  • Symptoms that suggest a referral is required

Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.

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Blepharitis

One of the most common conditions to affect the eyelids is blepharitis – inflammation that causes itching, soreness and crusting. Both eyelids are usually affected, with symptoms that are worse in the morning and decreased tolerance to contact lenses. The condition is sometimes categorised by the affected part of the eyelid. Anterior blepharitis refers to the base of the eyelashes and tends to

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