What could happen if I don’t treat my dry eyes?

If you’re suffering from chronic dry eyes, you aren’t alone. Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) affects almost half of all Americans, and it’s even more common in people who are over 40. If you’ve ever experienced that dry, itchy, gritty feeling in your eyes, it’s possible that you too are affected by DES. There are a ...

The Truth About Demodex Mites: 5 common myths debunked

It’s pretty gross to think about the creepy crawlies living on your eyelids, but knowing the truth about Demodex mites is the best way to combat an infestation. There’s a lot of confusion surrounding these pesky mites, and it’s time to debunk some of the most common Demodex myths about having and treating a mite ...

Could There Be Bugs In Your Eyelids Causing Inflammation?

Demodex mites are small, eight-legged bugs that live in the pores of our facial skin. They can cause a lot of pain and discomfort, such as itching, redness, burning. Demodex mites have been linked to some cases of blepharitis, or eyelid inflammation. This happens when the mites burrow deeply into eyelash roots and feast on ...

Did You Know That Eight Legged Mites Are Living On Your Eyes Right Now?

Ever wake up with itchy, burning, or scratchy eyes? There's a good chance that these symptoms are being caused by small bugs that are living in pores around your eyes and in your facial skin. Around fifty percent of adults have them, and the chance of getting an infestation increases as you age. These little bugs are called ...

Eyelash Mites Causing Rosacea: It Could Happen To You

Is there something making my rosacea worse? Demodex mites have been found to be the cause of many cases of rosacea, blepharitis (eyelid inflammation), and even some cases of acne. Demodex mites are microscopic bugs that are in the spider family. The mites eat the skin and oils found in hair follicles. Though the mites only ...