noun. inflammation of the eyelids characterized by redness and swelling and dried crusts.
- achromatic color
- βλέφαρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word blepharitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
According to MayoClinic.com, an allergy to makeup may result the eye condition blepharitis, which is an inflammation of the eyelid that causes it to swell and turn red.
When it comes to poor tear quality (or unstable tears), by far the most common cause is blepharitis, he says.
3. Verb, past participle
“So, when people have blepharitis, the oily layer is not uniform and not healthy and breaks up too soon, which allows for an excessive evaporation of tears,” he says.