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17 Home Remedies for Blepharitis


I have found the wet towel compress to be a very troublsome procedure. Try this regimen twice a day:


Warm Compresses Twice A Day

1. Use a Small, Microwavable, Hot/Cold Reusable Compress

(A Walmart Equate brand compress measures 11” by

5” and costs about $6.00)

2. Microwave the compress at High for 50 seconds (1400 watt microwave) (adjust as comfortable/necessary)

3. Take one sheet of a paper towel and fold it in half and then fold

it into thirds to achieve a paper ‘bandage’ of 10” by 2”

4. Run water (warm or cold) over the paper ‘bandage’ to saturate it

5. Squeeze the excess water out of the paper ‘bandage’

6. Set you alarm (cell phone or kitchen timer) for 5 minutes

7. Lean your head back in a chair or sofa

8. Place the wet compress over your eyes

9. Place small compress on top of the wet bandage (lightly press

the compress into the bandage to make better contact with

your eyes))

10. Turn off alarm and use your fingers to hold the ends of the

bandage and gently ‘masssage’ (for 10 to 15 seconds) the

bandage from the corners of your eyes towards your nose for

10 to 15 seconds to help squeeze oil out of the eyelid glands


Cliradex! It's expensive but so worth it. I finally conquered my blepharitis with the following routine:

Every morning I use soft pads with a drop of J and J, soaked in cold water, swipe over eyelids,then soak again in cold water. Compress. Then I put in REFRESH tears. After, I daub a bit of raw honey on each lower and upper lid. At night, I use the Cliradex, swab over each lower lid, upper and eyebrow. Allow to dry then I use Lamosil nipple ointment (find on Amazon, totally pure) before bed. Not only is my blepharitis gone, I look younger than ever! Thank God. This really worked for me, it took months of trial and error, I really hope it helps someone else because I know how desperate I became. Good luck, God bless!


Hi guy, doc said I've got this few days ago. I'm currently doing the eyelid therapy and on some antibiotics and drops. I do the warm compress also. I take the omega 3 capsule also once a day. Is there anything I can do ???? I feel the irritation badly as I feel a bit of twitching of the eyelid occasionally.

Pls advice. Really appreciated.



Hi everybody

I've been dealing with Blepharitis for quite a few years now (read: forever sad... ) and haven't been able to find anything that really helps. I've tried baby shampoo, prescription shampoo, wet ones, special eye treatments etc. and none of those have worked for longer periods. Recently though I was told about a new product by my sister. So last week I bought a Style'n'Clean pen. It's basically an electric eyelashcurler but the difference is that it comes with small sponges you can attached which you can use to clean your eyes. The pen can rotate and heat up so you can clean your eyes way more effectively than anything I've ever tried. I bought it on sale where it comes with cleansing gel that is so good for my eyes. I use is every morning and it has really been a life saver. Hope that this can help some of you.


Warm compresses help relieve swelling and open blocked oil glands. Some have complained about not being able to keep the cloth warm. I bought a stainless butter warmer. I'm now able to keep my compresses warm without the back and forth of refreshing my water when it gets cool. Simple solution which allows for longer compress times, without the hassle. I also add Himalayan salt and lemon to the water, works like a charm!

Miguel H.

I recently got blepharitis, maybe about 2 months ago, I tried using hydrogen peroxide and it got worse. I then looked up some remedies online and found a few that said taking fish oil pills helped. So I was thinking and bam! It hit me, what if I opened up a fish oil pill and applied the liquid to my bottom eyelid, where my blepharitis was located. Well I tried applying some right before sleep that same day and in the morning it looked about 80% better. Amazing! It has been maybe 3 days since I started applying the Omega 3 fatty acids directly to the infected area and it looks about 99% better now. I apply it at night before sleep and in the morning. It seems to be working, so hopefully it works for you too! I use Nature Made Fish Oil One Per Day Liquid Softgel pills. These were the ones I found in my medicine cabinet. Don't know if other brands work. The only side effect I have is the smell of the liquid, it smells fishy. Any ways hope this helps other people the way it helped me.


There is an herb called Eyebright, and for a reason: it helps! Teabag compresses work (no need to make tea, just wet teabags, microwave few seconds til hot, cool until wearable, and put on eyes). Use daily, until symptoms are gone. Green tea also works, eyebright perhaps better. Obtainable at or, if you're lucky, your local natural foods store. It also seems to tamp down conjunctivitis which accompanies (my) blepharitis.


Sounds funny but finally found what works after 3 years. Clean with Makeup Lid care cleaner ( the one the girls use for makeup and sold at pharmacy) then 1x/day, i do it at night, small amount of Organic Coconut Oil ( the type you use instead of butter & sold at heath food stores), on your lids. The oil stops it and works great and you don't need the lid cleaner after a while.

Enjoy, Marty


I've had some great success with an organic medical cannabis cream called 'Citrus Shea Healing Balm, 1200 mg, from Edens Elixirs.' Probably any topical medical cannabis product would work but these are the ingredients of the product I used: '1200 mg activated CO2 extracted cannabis, organic raw shae butter, & essence of orange blossom, lemongrass, & palio santo.' I smear a very thin film in the evenings at bedtime. It's helped a lot, although it still flares up sometimes. Then I smear a bit on in the morning as well. It's quite soothing and works quickly to remove puffiness and soothe the raw redness. If you have access to this like I do in Northern California then I hope it works for you like it does for me. It's such a lifesaver.


Over last 5 years I have been suffering with Blepharitis. I had tried different eye drops my GP has suggested. After different treatments my GP had come to a conclusion & even myself that my condition is not due to any bacterial or viral infection to eyes but it is do with ALLERGIES.

I am an Indian & an UK resident as well. I have observed that during the summer season in UK and also during my holidays in India my eyes are in very bad state swollen, itchy, greasy water running on my eyes blurring the vision and I narrowly missed an accident while driving because of this.

I have done all the ‘routine’ things done to reduce the inflammation like daily eye care of washing with shampoo etc. but nothing worked as there is no particular treatment anywhere for Blepharitis.
I looked for old Indian 'Ayurveda’ guidance for treatment to eye allergies. The first thing I came across is to change diet. To follow it I did the following:
1) Reduce/avoid Alcohol and Caffeine intake
2) Reduce ‘added’ sugar foods (Cakes, pastries, chocolates etc.)
3) Avoid all the dairy products (Milk, yoghurt, cheese, butter etc.)
4) Avoid bananas
5) Increase your daily water intake
6) Eat more vegetables. Especially dark green and leafy vegetables.
7) Include Onions, garlic, ginger in your diet

After following the above diet I should say that my eyes are back to normal as they were 6 years back. It has been three months now and I don’t see any symptoms. I am yet to use Sodium Chromoglicate 2% prescribed by my GP for eye allegies.
Hope this solution works for you guys. I am going for a holiday to India now and need to see how my eyes will behave!

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