Tuesday, May 15, 2012

EyeLid bugs. How to get rid of Bugs on Eyelids and reduce swelling eyelids.

Skin bug on human face - demodex folliculorum is tiny parasite living off skin fat (sebum oil). Besides facial skin, demodex can be found on eyelids. People with eyelid demodicosis experience intence burning and itching of eyelashes and eyelids. There are many different species of demodex mites but only three can survive on human skin. It can be found in different body parts. Eyelids is not exception.

The eyelid bugs (mites) live in or near the eye area, it can go deep inside the skin pores. The size of an adult skin bug just 0.3 mm - 0.4mm. This parasite have good digestive system, it eats sebum oil and cosmetic products that people apply on to the eyelids. The mites avoid the sun light therefore it is active at night. One of the reasons why, people with eyelid mites experience more itching and burning during evening hours and at night.

Female eyelid bugs are smaller than males, it can lay eggs deep inside the skin pores of the eyelids. New babies are born in 3-4 days, the old bugs die decomposing in the skin pores. Increased number of demodex mites requires treatment. If left untreated, these parasites will multiply without control causing infection of the eyelids and possible loss of eyelashes.

The symptoms of eyelid bugs can resemble to other skin conditions. It is important that you see the doctor right away. Eyelid bugs are microscopic skin parasites. With simple test, your doctor can tell if you have bugs on the eyelids and prescribe effective treatment.

There are different anti demodex treatments available: Natural and Chemicals. Treating demodex naturally is safer than applying chemicals. The Eyes n Mites natural lotion is one of very few natural products which can help you to stop the eye itching and eliminate the demodex mites.

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