Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 5

Demodex the Enemy Behind Our Lines

Ghaleb F Seif*

MRCSed, FICO Head of Ophthalmology Department, NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

*Corresponding Author: Ghaleb F Seif, MRCSed, FICO Head of Ophthalmology Department, NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Received: February 15, 2023; Published: April 12, 2023

Abstract

Demodex blepharitis is a common ocular condition caused by an infestation of Demodex mites on the eyelids and eyelashes. This brief review provides an overview of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of Demodex blepharitis. The article discusses risk factors associated with the condition, such as age and poor hygiene, and highlights various diagnostic tests that are available. Management strategies, including lid hygiene and medications, are also presented. The review emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and effective management to improve visual function and minimize ocular discomfort.

Keywords: Demodex; Demodex folliculorum; Demodex Blepharitis

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Citation

Citation: Ghaleb F Seif. “Demodex the Enemy Behind Our Lines".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 6.5 (2023): 26-29.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Ghaleb F Seif. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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