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  • Blepharitis (Chronic)

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    Blepharitis (Chronic)

    Chronic blepharitis is caused by noninfectious inflammation associated with seborrheic dermatitis, or with meibomian gland dysfunction such as occurs in patients with rosacea, like the patient in this photo.

    Image courtesy of K.W. Ruprecht and Gottfried O.H. Naumann via the Online Journal of Ophthalmology (