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Inflammatory Diseases Of Eyelid

Dry Eye is a disease, not just symptoms. Do you ever experience irritating symptoms in your eyes such as dryness, itching, scratching, stinging, burning, or a gritty feeling? Symptoms such as these may actually be the result of what is known as Dry Eye Disease, which can occur if the lacrimal glands stop producing enough tears or if tears evaporate too quickly from the surface of the eye.

Among all the diseases of the eye, eyelids pathologies occupy approximately 10%, while, in most cases, these diseases are inflammatory in nature. Typically, inflammations age arise due to external factors such as penetration or ingress of foreign body infection. It is not uncommon when the inflammation of the eyelids is a consequence of seborrhea or allergies.

Inflammatory Diseases Of Eyelid

The most frequent age of inflammatory pathologies include:


- an acute, purulent inflammation of the sebaceous gland and hair follicle Zeiss lashes. The disease is caused by a bacterial infection, mainly Staphylococcus aureus, usually due to lower the body's defenses.

Symptoms: redness, swelling of the eyelid edge, painful. After two to four days in the area of swelling occurs an abscess, which bursts spontaneously cleared.

Treatment: In the initial stages of the disease, it is desirable to process the eyelid ethyl alcohol, iodine or calendula tincture, while avoiding contact with the fluid on the cornea. After the abscess will reveal, antiseptic eye drops instilled into the conjunctival sac. If complications arise, you may need physical therapy and medical help.

Cellulitis of eyelid

Cellulitisis of eyelid is a diffuse inflammation of the tissue that can occur as a complication of barley.

Symptoms: Eyelid dense to the touch, swelling, redness, tenderness, all this is accompanied by a headache, and high body temperature.

Treatment: As a conservative treatment apply antibiotics, antihistamines and detoxification drugs, vitamins. If pus accumulates, need surgical incision and drainage of the eyelid.

Eyelid Abscess

Abscess of the eyelid is a local abscess, which occurs because of other diseases of the eyelid. For example, abrasions, barley, blepharitis, and others.

Symptoms: redness, heat sensation, swelling, arching pain . Increase abscess - a long and painful process, which is accompanied by fever and severe headache.

Treatment: Applied surgical opening of the abscess, plus an antibacterial treatment.

Erysipelas of the eyelid skin

Erysipelas is an infectious-allergic disease of the eyelid, the causative agent of which, as a rule, is hemolytic aureus.

Symptoms: Swelling of the eyelid skin, the skin becomes red, shiny, inflamed part is separated from healthy tissue wrong line, pronounced itching, fever, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes.

Treatment: Antibiotic therapy, UFO, UHF, it is sometimes necessary surgical removal necrotic tissue.

Herpetic Lesions Of The Eyelid

This pathology occurs due to infection with herpes zoster or herpes simplex virus.

Symptoms: If the disease causes cold sores, the skin eyelids appear bubbles that burst. Remaining as a result of erosion areas of the skin epithelium are tightened, the pain is moderate.

If the disease is caused by a virus of herpes zoster, the symptoms are much brighter and harder, the pain is strong, opened after the bubbles may remain scars.

Treatment: Topical antiviral ointments.


Thisdisease is an inflammation of the meibomian glands, which develops as a consequence of its duct blockage.

inflammatory Symptoms:symptoms on the skin is not, but there is education, which has the form of a pea, fused with cartilage. These formations can be worn as a single character, and multiple.

Treatment: If there is no self-absorption of Education, surgical treatment is given.

Molluscum contagiosum

is a viral disease is a skin lesion that is not accompanied by secondary inflammation.

Symptoms: Yellowish clearly defined nodules that reach 2 mm, and equipped with a small indentation in the center.

Treatment: Lace opened and its contents removed with tweezers, then treated with ten percent solution of iodine.

Eyelid Toxidermia

Eyelid toxidermia - is an acute inflammation of the skin that is allergic in nature and occur as a response organism to an insect bite, eating certain foods, or inhalation of pollen.

Symptoms: Rash of various forms on the eyelid skin.

Treatment: Antihistamines and eliminating the causes that caused the disease.

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