Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

upper eyelid anatomy

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
12 years experience Family Medicine
Stye or chalazion?: These are kind of like folliculitis for the eye-lashes usually caused by bacteria. Start with warm compresses. Don't squeeze it. You can pick up some ... Read More
6
6 thanks
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See an eye doctor: Upper eyelid bumps can have different causes. They can be infectious or inflammatory, or even arise without a specific reason. Each type of bump is tr ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Warm compresses help: You need to see your eye doctor immediately, if you have a foreign object UNDER your lid, so they can evert your lid, and retrieve the foreign object. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Xanthelasma?: Xanthelasma are yellowish plaques on the upper eyelids (usually) and could indicate the risk for a lipid disorder. Sometimes subcutaneous blood from a ... Read More
Dr. Gregory Pinto
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelid tint: Yellowish tint on the eyelid could be caused by cholesterol deposit ("xanthelasma"). An eye exam should be done to confirm this finding.
2
2 thanks
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Infection / allergy: Swelling of the upper eyelid could be from an infected oil gland or skin glan, from a blocked oil gland (stye or chalazion), from allergy, from an ins ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: Occluded meibomian (oil) glands along the edges of the lid can get stopped up and cause a bump or swelling along the lid margin. Other causes can be ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Chalazion: A circumscribed usually non tender swelling in the upper eyelid is Chalazion. It is a cyst that usually reduces in size over time though may not compl ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Discolored eye: You need to find out first what is causing the discoloration and treat the underlying cause. Visit your doctor first, who will in turn refer you to ey ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Perozek
22 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor: I wold need to see it. Try diluting one drop baby shampoo in palm with water and use finger to stir it and use finger to gently wipe lids with mixtur ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Start of style: Or chalazion, if a bump. Or mass on your eye lid start to use hot compresses to lids 4 times a day until resolved.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month