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Demodex

(Demodex folliculorum)
 

IN BRIEF

Parasite responsible for chronic blepharitis in many patients.

 
DISCUSSION

 

 
ILLUSTRATIONS

 
links and references

EXTERNAL LINK: www.demodexsolutions.com

REFERENCE: Kemal M, Sumer Z, Toker MI, et al: The prevalence of demodex folliculorum in blepharitis patients and the normal population. Ophthalm Epidemiol 2005;12(4)287-290.

REFERENCE: English FP. Demodex folliculorum and oedema of the eyelash. Brit J Ophthalmol 1971; 55: 742-749.

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