Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids around where your eyelashes grow, usually affecting both eyes. It occurs when the tiny oil glands around your eyelashes become clogged, causing irritated and red eyelids. It can become a chronic condition that can be hard to treat but it does not usually affect your vision. It can be unsightly and uncomfortable but it is not contagious. However, you do want to treat it before it becomes worse or leads to other problems.
Blepharitis symptoms and signs include: