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Eye and Vision Care

Lashes

01/22/2010

Question:

I noticed that my lashes are flaking and itch alot. Is it possible to get dandruff of the lashes? If so, how did I get it?

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:

Robert D Newcomb, OD, MPH, FAAO Robert D Newcomb, OD, MPH, FAAO
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University