Eye Care Community
Blepharitis and contacts
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to eye care, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye infections, misaligned eyes, intra-ocular implants, refractive surgery (LASIK and CK), glasses, contact lenses, amblyopia, eye injuries, dry eyes, ocular allergy, eye pain and discomfort, pediatric eye disorders, eyelid and tearduct surgery, poor eyesight, and eye surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Blepharitis and contacts

I have worn contacts for over 30 years until two years ago when I developed a bacterial infection and ulcers on my cornea. After that problem healed, I was diagnosed with Blepharitis. I tried to wear contacts again but one side of my eye or the other would become very red but not painful at all. I have not worn contacts now for probably a year and 1/2 and miss them dearly.
I have two questions:
Does Blepharitis cause infections or doesn infections cause Blepharitis?
and Can I ever wear contacts again?

Thank you
Related Discussions
233488_tn?1310696703
Blepharitis causes infections (its like dandruff of the eyelids).   Your chances of wearing contacts lens is small and gets smaller each year of your life. If you can't make your peace with glasses see an Eye MD about refractive surgery.

JCH III MID
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Eye Care Answerers
344352_tn?1404490466
Blank
cristina1676
Lyndhurst, NJ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
flossy93
CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
PedroPrado
McAllen, TX
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
laura5121
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Craig10x
New York, NY