Tag Archives: Demodex mites

Mites on Eyelashes in Posterior Blepharitis

Mites-on-Eyelashes-in-Posterior-Blepharitis

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 […]

Itching at Night, The Nightmare for a Comfortable Sleep

Itching at Night

If you have stumbled upon this article, there is a good chance that you or someone you know is suffering with the frustration of nighttime itching and likely looking for some answers. Itching at night, also known as ‘nocturnal pruritus,’ is an annoying condition that disrupts sleep and affects the quality of life. Causes for […]

How to Know If You Have Demodex Mites?

How to Know If You Have Demodex Mites?

To understand how to know if you have Demodex mites, you have to know what Demodex Mite is. Demodex is a microscopic mite, which belongs to the Arachnida class. This mite is invertebrate and has eight legs similar to the spiders. It has a segmented body with jointed limbs. Demodex has appendages called the Chelicerae […]