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A 52-year-old female asked:

My eyes are red and under my eyes and down to my cheekbone is also red.dry itchy and tender to the touch. are there any home remedies for this.

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Dr. Andrea Kossler
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Allergy/blepharitis: This could be blepharitis (lid inflammation), infection, eczema or allergy. Treat blepharitis with warm compresses to eyelids x 10 min 2x/d ; baby shampoo eyelid scrubs. If allergy, stop any new eye creams, cleansers, make up, drops ; take oral antihistamine (claratin/benadryl). See your eye doctor to rule out infection. They may prescribe antibiotics or steroid cream depending on diagnosis.
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