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what is eyelid laceration

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Watch the eyes.: Eyelid lacerations are described as traumatic cuts to the eyelid.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Here's help: If the laceration is small (less than 1/2 inch) and if the eye is not involved or the lid margin, and you do not suspect infection, then you can treat ... Read More
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Butterfly: For a small laceration you could try a butterfly bandage although it depends on where on the lid the cut is, it may be difficult to keep in place. Do ... Read More
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Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
Soap and water: Depends alot on exactly where it is.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: you might want to apply ophthalmic antibiotic cream but the requires a prescription so it is safer to go and see a doctor do not ignore it infection a ... Read More
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Dr. Maggie Carpenter
24 years experience Family Medicine
Need to be seen: It may be an allergic reaction to the neosporin as some estimate 1/3 of people develop a neosporin allergy, but if it is a spreading infection you wil ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Any significant laceration should be assessed for proper care. Also tetanus prophylaxis.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You may have a: deeper injury than you realize. It would be important for your long term visual care to be evaluated as soon as possible. Go today.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: It depends what part of the eye ball. The eye lid laceration call the same. There is corneal laceration, conjuctival laceration or if it's penetrati ... Read More
A 3-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Not clear: Without looking at it I can't tell you whether sutures are needed or not. That said I think anything around the eye should be evaluated by a doctor to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
29 years experience Ophthalmology
There are multiple: layers the the cornea. Each with its own distinctive property of function as well as healing ability. The innermost layer (endothelium) can be transpl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
16 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No! Do not self treat! That is more dangerous! Go see an ophthalmologist immediately
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Vision restored: Yes but depends on what is going on in more detail.

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