Tag Archives: blepharitis

Mites on Eyelashes in Posterior Blepharitis

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Before we look at the specific mites that live on the eyelashes, it is useful to know what a mite actually is and answer some common questions. For example, are they the same as a tick? Mites are arthropods referring to the class Arachnida. Mites, along with ticks, belong to the subclass Acari. In simple […]

Baby Shampoo and Demodex

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Does Baby Shampoo Help Eliminate Demodex Mites? In this post, we will discuss the effectiveness of baby shampoo in helping remove Demodex mites. Firstly, let’s briefly review what Demodex mites are. Demodex mites are microscopic 8-legged parasites that thrive on the sebaceous glands under our hair follicles. In many adults, they are not much of […]

What Are Eyelash Lice?

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Eyelash lice/mites are very common among people, especially people who suffer from low immune system. These mites’ name is Demodex mites. What are Demodex mites? Demodex are microscopic mites that lives under the skin of almost all human being and feeds from hair follicles. If their population is low, then it won’t draw your attention […]

Demodex Mites: Die-off Symptoms

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Demodex Mites Die-off: Signs and Symptoms Among the common symptoms of Demodex mites, one of the most irritating symptom is an uncomfortable skin crawling sensation especially on the top of one’s head. One of the first signs of dying mites is the disappearance of this crawling sensation.This is mostly experienced by patients who use scalp […]