Make-up can worsen blepharitis. For people with severe flares or chronic ongoing problems, no eye make-up during recovery. Once blepharitis is improved, one can resume make-up
Therefore, no eye make-up while blepharitis is more active. Eye make-up interferes with eyelid hygiene and massage treatments necessary for Blepharitis treatment and recovery. Recommendation for you to use an anti-dandruff shampoo for your scalp and eyebrows.
What kind of eye make can you use with mild blepharitis?
It is best to choose brands formulated without the more synthetic parabens and waxes
Why is eye make-up a concern for blepharitis?
The application of cosmetic products to eyelashes and eyelids has been a concern for eye doctors for a long time.1 Research has shown that there is a migration of cosmetic microparticles into the tear film within 30 minutes of application. These cosmetics can stick to the corneal, the conjunctiva, and other ocular surface surfaces that result in contact dermatitis and loss of eyelashes. The impact of cosmetics on contact lenses affects the wettability and visible surface deposition.
How does eye make-up affect contact lenses?
Why do we look at contact lenses?
Because it can experiment in a laboratory setting, the research focused on hand cream, eye make-up removers, and mascara impact on contact lenses.
The mascaras caused the most visible deposits on the lenses. Mascara also deposits on eyelashes. Furthermore, Non-watery proof mascara was more accessible to remove than the waterproof type. The peroxide lens care system partially removed the hand clean. The extent of removal varied for different lenses.
Cosmetics on contact lenses caused visual problems and lens discomfort. Waterproof mascaras are difficult to remove even with many cleaning cycles. We should pay increased attention to how cosmetics affect blepharitis, ocular dryness, and discomfort symptoms, especially in contact lens wearers.
Make-up can worsen blepharitis, and for patients with severe flares or chronic ongoing problems necessitate a make-up “holiday.” Many patients can resume make-up once the blepharitis is improved. Still, it is best to choose brands formulated without the more synthetic parabens and waxes.
Can I still wear make-up?
Not wearing eye make-up, while the disease is more active, is also a good idea since it can get in the way of eyelid hygiene and massage treatments. With any kind of blepharitis, we recommend that you use an anti-dandruff shampoo for your scalp and eyebrows.
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