Blepharitis (infection or inflammation of eyelids) and dry eye can cause watery, red and painful eyes in both adults and children. Other symptoms include itching, crusting of skin especially of the eyelids, frequent blinking and even blurry vision.

The patients of blepharitis and dry eye complain of difficulty in reading, watching tv and driving at night. They also have problems wearing contact lenses.

Watch the videos below to know more about blepharitis and dry eye. You will also get information about a new product ‘Avanova’ to treat and prevent these conditions.

If you suffer from itchy, inflamed or crusty eyelids and lashes, you are not alone. Over 30 million Americans share these chronic symptoms which may be due to blepharitis or meibomitis, often described more simply as dry eye syndrome.

NovaBay® has developed a family of products based on a skin cleansing technology, Neutrox®, proprietary pure hypochlorous acid (HOCl). The initial wound care product, NeutroPhase®, was cleared by the FDA “for use under the supervision of healthcare professionals for cleansing and removal of foreign material, including microorganisms and debris from wounds, and for moistening absorbent wound dressings and cleaning minor cuts, minor burns, superficial abrasions, and minor irritations of the skin.”

Avenova is made by NovaBay Pharmaceuticals of Emeryville, California. Click here to know more about Avenova.