Amanda Gardner is a freelance health reporter whose stories have appeared in cnn.com, health.com, cnn.com, WebMD, HealthDay, Self Magazine, the New York Daily News, Teachers & Writers Magazine, the Foreign Service Journal, AmeriQuests (Vanderbilt University) and others. In 2009, she served as writer-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is also a community artist and recipient or partner in five National Endowment for the Arts grants.
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What Is Blepharitis? 8 Things Eye Doctors Need You to Know

Symptoms of blepharitis—inflammation of the eyelid—range from mild to severe and can have many possible causes. Check out how to treat and prevent the condition.