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A 41-year-old member asked:

How can i get rid of puffy swollen eye lids?

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Dr. Gregory Vipond
Facial Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Eyelid puffiness: Depending on the appearance of the eyelids, there are different treatment options. If the puffiness is from fluid retention, a low salt diet may help. If it is from fat protrusion, this can be camouflaged with filler or can be repositioned with an eyelid lift.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

How do you get rid of a swollen eye in one day?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Depends: Depends on the cause, cool compresses may help!
A 34-year-old member asked:

How do I get rid of a swollen eye fast?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
See a doctor: A doctor can determine the cause of the swelling and start you on the appropriate treatment that will get the swelling down the quickest. Over-the-counter treatments seldom work any faster than your body's natural healing response, so don't waste your money on them. See a doctor.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Why do I have swollen eye lids some mornings?

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Dr. Richard Carlin
Ophthalmology 51 years experience
Variety of reasons: Swelling of the eyelids can be due to a variety of factors such as fluid retention, allergy, etc. Try sleeping with your head elevated on two pillows, etc. which should help.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What causes rid of a swollen eye?

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Allergies : Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. It could also be other problems.

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