A 33-year-old female asked:
I have a 6 month baby boy.. his left eye lower lid is inverted touching the cornea most of the time scratches..please advise how to cure this?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bruce Sarananswered
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Talk to your eye MD: Lubricating teardrops are the first-line treatment. The drops lubricate the cornea. If the condition does not correct itself over time, your doctor can place stitches in the eyelid where its turned in to turn it out. Additionally, the doctor can inject botulinum toxin (botox) into the eyelid to help move the eyelid out. Surgery is used in severe cases to move the eyelid. Talk to your eye md.
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