Author | Rachel A. Coulter, OD, MSEd, FAAO, FCOVD


Treating blepharitis in the pediatric population

When your pediatric patient presents with irritated, itchy eyelids with reddened lid margins, diagnosing blepharitis may be the easy part of patient care. Implementing a treatment regimen for patients who are infants, toddlers, or school-age children, requires optometrists to use not only their knowledge but their clinical art of practice as well.