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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
See a dermatologist: for possible prescription of topical ointment that can be applied

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
27 years experience Family Medicine
Hold off on products: Sometimes this can be a skin reaction to make up or other skin products. If you use make up or cleansers in the area, try using nothing for at least ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Probable seborrhea: Gently clean eyelids with luke warm soap and water on a Q-tip and also dry with a separate Q-tip. Do not use fingers. Initially, I would suggest apply ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Moisturizer: Moisturizer is useful. Do not scrub your lids too often and hard with cleaners as this removes protective oils. Consider also that you might have te ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eyelid skin: That skin is very sensitive and must be treated gently throughout your life. At your age, the worst thing you probably did was to irritate things quit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Eczema: Eczema can present in the lid fold, often being exacerbated by dry heat. Sometimes the flaking can be an allergic reaction to something you are touch ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Most likely this is blepharitis, chronic crusting, itching, flaking of the eyelids/lid margins. Often this is associated with dryness, grittiness, bu ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Psoriasis: You probably have psoriasis or inflammation of eyelid glands. First take towel soaked in warm water and scrub daily for a week. Short coarse of topica ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
The most common: The most common cause of redness, itching and dryness of eyelids is blepharitis, which is inflammation of the eyelash base and eyelids. Can be caused ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Meibomian Gland loss: Have you had a LipiScan to see if you have Meibomian Gland loss? Do you have dry mouth or arthritis? Could be from Gland loss or other issues. Consult ... Read More

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