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Is saltwater good for blepharitis?

Can saltwater help people with blepharitis? Why or why not?
04/15/2013
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  • clark

    It is true salt water can be used to help with blepharitis. You can use a cotton but and dip it in the salt water and then scrub the edge of your eyelids. Besides salt water, you can also use baby shampoo. The point is to keep the hygiene of your eyelids. So you'd better clean your eyelids every day. Salt water can kill most of the bacterial but it may irritate your eyes. Don't forget to wash your hands when you do this. You can also apply lid massage to reduce the condition. Warm compresses an softens the crusts hidden in your eyelids, of that you can have a try
    04/18/2013
  • Vanessa edward

    Yes, saltwater will be helpful for people with blepharitis which is caused by the invisible bacterium. The saltwater could kill the bacterium. It has the high ability to kill the invisible bacterium. That is why a lot of people with blepharitis use saltwater to make their eyes get comfortable. At the same time, the warm compress is also helpful.
    04/16/2013
  • Aaron may

    Salt water is good for blepharitis. It can be used to clean your eyes in the morning and before bed time. You can put 1 tsp sea salt in warm water, then splash the salt water in your eyes. Besides, you can also use the salt water to wash your face and brush your teeth as an overall cleansing, which may contribute to the recovery of eyes from blepharitis. Remember that do not share one towel with other people. There are many other effective ways to treat blepharitis. Keeping clean is most important, you can do this by washing your eyes with baby shampoo or salt water. Warm compresses and antibiotics are also helpful.
    04/17/2013
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