United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 56-year-old male asked:
Why is my eye lid tender to touch.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Likely a stye: Styes start with tenderness of the lid due to the internal inflammation. I am assuming this came up fairly quickly and the vision is unaffected and you have not had injury or surgery. Try using topical heat frequently for several days and if persistent, then contact your ophthalmologist.
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Ophthalmology 33 years experience
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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