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What to do about dry, red, itchy, flakey skin around my eyes. someone please help me!?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Dermatitis developin: See an eye doctor is best, if this has been persistent and nothing is working, so that it can be evaluated under the slit lamp. Common cause of contact dermatitis from laundry detergent, or anti-static cling fibers left on sheets you are sleeping on pillows, sheets. Use mild organic detergents that are less irritative than surfactants. Otherwise, blepharitis may be issue. Use warm compresses.

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Last updated Aug 29, 2014

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