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what is the definition or description of: eyelid laceration?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Watch the eyes.: Eyelid lacerations are described as traumatic cuts to the eyelid.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for a small eyelid laceration?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Here's help: If the laceration is small (less than 1/2 inch) and if the eye is not involved or the lid margin, and you do not suspect infection, then you can treat it by cleaning it, and taping the edges together. If any of the above conditions are present you should see your ophthalmologist to prevent scarring and damage to the vision.

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