Blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction are leading contributors in dry eye. Traditional management has been to scrub the eyelids with baby shampoo – a detergent. The following videos posted on You Tube by Mr. Teifi James – consultant ophthalmologist at Calderdale Hospital demonstrate the effect of such a detergent on the pre-corneal tear film – essential for good vision and a well lubricated eye. Perhaps we should think again?
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