Demodex Folliculorum in EyeLashes
Demodex blepharitis can be divided into anterior and posterior blepharitis. The anterior blepharitis caused by D. folliculorum primarily affects the eyelashes and follicles of the eyelashes. Posterior blepharitis is caused by D. brevis and is shown by an infestation of the first layer of skin. Demodex mites, particularly D. folliculorum consume cells of the hair follicle, resulting in an inflation of the hair follicle and to a loosening or mal-alignment of the hair follicle. Micro violations by the mite can cause the skin to the manufacture poorly shaped hair follicle cells that proliferate and become horny. This becomes visible through the typical cylindrical deposits at the base of the lashes. Furthermore, D. brevis can mechanically block the ducts of the sebaceous glands, which can lead to a large red lumps around the eye. D. brevis are usually deeply seated may be perceived as foreign by the immune system which may trigger an inflammatory reaction. The bodies reaction to this sort of thing is the main reason for most of the pain and suffering caused by parasites.
Treating Mites in Eye Lashes is difficult because the eye is such a sensitive area. Your best bet would be to consult a doctor and take their prescribed medicine and then use a natural remedy in conjunction with your prescribed medicine to help speed up recovery. You can then continue to use the natural remedy when you are cured to help prevent a re occurrence.