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sunburn puffy eyes

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Dr. Edward Rubinchik
67 years experience Ophthalmology
Cool compress: Cool compress and moisturizing cream.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Depending on how severe the burn was and how sensitive your eyelids are.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Eyelids can get sun: burn too, so take some aspirin and elevate your head when you sleep, and apply frozen peas to bring down the swelling. While suntanning causes wrinkle ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye swelling: Cold ice backs and low dose Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if needed will help. Consult with us if need stronger meds.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
If you mean: Eyelids then yes; ice packs for 10 minutes will sooth it and reduce the discomfort. Your eyes proper should not be affected, if they are you must see ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
1-3 days: The redness and swelling will resolve within a few days.Emolloents amd cold compresses will help relsove symptoms. Alleve or Motrin can help with infl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
See an eye Dr. as: soon as you can for treatment. You may need special eye ointment.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes,: Treatment is usually eye lubricants or if severe may need presrciption eye drops. Best thing is prevention - sunglasses!
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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Cool compresses: Folded wet paper towels will do. Ibuprofen if needed for pain. Consider a wide brimmed hat, sunglasses and sunscreen - especially if this happens ev ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allerg ... Read More

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