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what causes white spots on eyelids

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Likely Milia: Without seeing you, it's difficult to say what your little white spots are under the eyelids and face. Commonly, small 1-2mm white bumps are usually ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Rosacea?: Rosacea can cause small white bumps under the eyes and on the face, especially across the nose and cheeks.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say.: White spots could represent a variety of issues including prominent plugged pores - milia- or cholesterol deposits - xanthelasma.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kalt
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possibilities : A few possibilities include allergy, blepharitis, rosacea, and contact dermatitis. See an ophthalmologist to get a precise diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: It sounds like you have posterior blepharitis that produce the red eyelid margins and whitish oil gland orifices (inspissation) results in irritation ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Lid bumps: See an eye doctor and have the bumps removed. Itching is often related to allergic reaction so try artificial tears, cool compresses, allergy meds.
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kudus Akinde
18 years experience Pediatrics
Likely no problem: If the eye doc has done an evaluation, that is a good start. You should ask the eye doc that question about what the white spots are or if they are a ... Read More
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Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Milia: Milia or neonatal acne is very common. I attached a picture of what it can look like. Goes away on its in in a few weeks. Not to worry. Enjoy your new ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye itching: Eye itching & swelling which white spots above eyelashes: usually due to demodex or staphlococcus blepharitis. Consult with us to get Rx to help y ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ophthalmologist: Anytime there is a change in visual acuity such as blurring or spots (deficits), an ophthalmologist needs to be seen as soon as possible to treat any ... Read More
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Mole of eye: This question needs to be discussed with an ophthalmologist. Do you have photos of your retina?
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Tear duct: You MUST see an Eye specialist!. I have been seeing eye doctors since age 6 (now age 72) and you will have no problem when the doctor prescribes your ... Read More

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