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Why Are My Eyes Swollen After Blepharoplasty
Expected: It is common (and expected) to have swelling after any surgery. The swelling typically is as its maximum by 1-3 days post-operatively but some bruising may remain for up to 2-3 weeks post-operatively. It's also not uncommon to have some mild swelling for up to a month or two after more extensive surgery. In case of severe, sudden, or painful swelling, immediately contact your plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
Bruising: As the bruising breaks down around the eyelid, the pigment of the bruise can change from a dark purple to a green to a slightly yellow appearance. This bruising can even track into the "white" of the eye. If it looks swollen, then it may be a fluid collection called chemosis. If so, this can last for several weeks or more. Talk to your doctor if does not go away after the first couple weeks. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes, they are dry: A common symptom of eyedryness is thicker tears and sticky eyelids especially each morning. We mostly don't know why some eyes do not make enough tears but there are good remedies. Try using ointment at night before you sleep which will help. Your ophthalmologist can recommend other remedies if that only partially helps. ...Read more
I had operation for parathyroid removal 2 days ago now my eyes are yellow and bloodshot and my cheeks are red bloches?
Go to the emergency: go to the emergency room,that does not sound right. you need to be evaluated by a physician right away. so please go to the ER ...Read more
Sodium: Emotional tears contain high levels of sodium, unlike the regular tear that is low in sodium. This salty tear is irritating to the ocular surface. ...Read more
What to do if i got slightly sunburnt around my eyes, now the bags under my right eye are swollen and producing discharge.?
Why does only my right eye always feel strained after lasik? 20/20 vision. Feels tender under they upper eyelid. Especially after computer use.
Dark Eyelids: Other causes of dark circles include: allergic conditions such as hay fever or eczema. The associated itchiness often leads to eye rubbing, resulting in what is sometimes called an "allergic shiner." dehydration. Fatigue. Fluid retention, often caused by smoking; a salt-rich diet; conditions affecting the heart, thyroid, kidney, and liver; or medications that cause blood-vessel dilation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do my eyes feel so heavy after putting artificial tears in my eyes ? I have dry eye syndrome so i put them on a lot but now my eyes are blurry
Need to ...: Consider using a medication that treats the cause of dryness. Restasis would be the choice of drops to use now. ...Read more
Dry eye syndrome: Dry eye syndrome (des) has many symptoms, stinging is one of the most common. Des can be managed with artificial tears. They are most useful when placed in the eyes before activities that bring on the symptoms (e.g. Stinging). Activities that require much visual concentration result in less blinking, and the eyes become dry more easily. The term 'pink eye' is usually used for a viral infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergic symptoms: Because of the bilateral nature, this may be contact related allergy symptoms. Try changing the sheets, blankets, pillows and anything that comes in contact with the face. Eliminate fabric softener and try a detergent that is hypo-allegergenic. Also, consider changing the type of pillow material you sleep with. ...Read more
When should I open my eyes after strabimus eye surgery ? It's now 6 hours past surgery. It feels as if there's things in my eyes like eye lashes.
Few days: Usually after strabismus surgey it takes a few days to fully be comfortable to open your eyes. The eyelash sensation is likely the stitches they used in surgery. The body takes few days to absorb/melt the stitches. As they melt, the sensation gets better. Usually ophthalmic ointments lubricate the surface of the eye &make you more comfortable. 6 hours is not enough time to feel 100%. Feel better! ...Read more
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