The Dry Eye Zone

Survey: Eyelid Care (November 2018)

Survey: Eyelid care (11/2018)

Blepharitis / MGD patients: What do you clean your eyelids with?

This dry eye survey was conducted by:

The Dry Eye Shop


November 28 - December 4, 2018




Of the 106 who chose “Other”, here are some of the descriptions:

  • BOILED WATER, q tip


  • Soap

  • Saline

  • sulfate-free liquid soap

  • Honey

  • ICU Soft cleansing pads

  • tea tree soap

  • Oxy pads with 2% Salicylic acid.

  • Almay Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads

  • Dr. Fischer's wipes for babies; no preservatives; hypoallergenic

  • Natrasan First Aid Spray

  • Mousse Foam ”Zocular”distributed by Okra Ltd. Texas better than We Love Eyes

  • Chamomile tea

  • Acuicyn liquid spray

  • Cetaphil

  • Clean & Clear foaming facial cleanser for sensitive skin

  • Tea tree oil glycerin bar soap

  • Stridex pads

  • retaine mgd

  • I also use a little bi carb mixed with sterilised water and sometimes just salt water.

  • Masters Miracle pure soap/shampoo

  • Use cold cream or Sephora eye make up remover and always Algenist foam facial wash.

  • Aveeno Sensitive Skin Face Wash

  • Azasite

Other interesting findings

  • Lots of people said that they use multiple products.

  • Some people said they could not afford their preferred type.

  • Several people explained the history of how they became allergic to one product after another. 

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