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Eye and Vision Care

Rim of Eye

01/22/2010

Question:

The rim of my eye really itches, what can I do to clean this area?

Answer:

See your eye doctor. This may be a lid infection that requires an antibiotic, or it may just be dry skin that your eye doctor will treat with over-the-counter medications.

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Response by:

Andrew J Toole, OD, PhD, FAAO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University