This is an important question. It is probable that your son has a problem called 'blepharitis' which is an infection of the bases of the eyelashes on the eyelids. The usual cause is a bacteria called staph. This can be a very chronic and difficult problem to treat.Cleaning the eyelids with a baby shampoo is usualy very successful. Go to this website for information: www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk/patients/resources/075_blepharitis_lid_hygiene.pdf
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