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Bug Bite On Eyelid Treatment
Scratched inner lower eyelid with my fingernail. Any treatment I should use?
It's not very large or bleeding, just a bit red.
Eyelid Scratch: for a minor scratch like this I would do nothing except watchful waiting. If the pain increases, you start having drainage or visual changes then I would go see my doctor. This should heal quickly on its own. ...Read more
Is this ptosis if one eye is a tiny bit lower than the other? Its much puffier and heavy eyelids than the other one. Natural treatment? Why heavier?
Blepharoptosis: Without pictures it is difficult to answer but what you are describing could be dermatochalasis or blepharochalasis with ptosis. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Whats the right treatment if u accidentaly swollow chloramphenicol eye drops while dropping into eyes and throat swells a bit.Corticosteriods?
Drink water: You will not get enough Chloramphenicol in your throat from swallowing a few drops unless you are hyperallergic. However it is unlikely, if you are hyperallergic, then your eye would likely react first. So the throat swelling in this case is either from another cause or is at worst minor. So take a glass of water and don't worry. How did you get this since it is no longer available in usa? ...Read more
My Dr. prescribed me vibramycin (doxycycline) Ab &garamycin cream for mild cellulitis in upper eye lid dt a mosquito bite..is this treatment suitable??
See an EyeMD.: "poofy" eyelids may be from allergies, if so cold compresses are helpful. If due to clogged oil glands (meibomitis), then hot compresses are better. Take a clean sock, fill it with rice, put in microwave for 30-40 seconds and place over closed eyes for 15 minutes 2x/day. If no better see an eye care professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes : Blepharitis is an infection of the oil glands in the lid. The infection causes swelling of the lids. Obstruction of the oil glands can cause localized bumpy areas called a chalazion. Treatment consists of heat, lid scrubs with baby shampoo and often require local or oral antibiotics for resolution. Sometimes the chalazion will need to be drained surgically.see an eye doctor if not improving, ...Read more
Blepharoplasty: Drooping or sagging eyelids can be caused by aging or the congenital (befroe birth) make-up of your eyelids. Blepharoplasty can remove excess lid skin, giving s less tired appearance. Certain chemicals can be injected around the eyes to fill up areas that have lost volume. And a brow lift can help create a more alert appearance. An eye doctor can evaluate and discuss these options with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably sty: If your upper eyelid has a red pimple like pustule with surrounding redness and pain, it probably is a sty (see picture). If not see an Eye MD. Try moderately hot compresses 4-6 times /day for several days to decompress the pustule and ease the swelling. If this resolve the problem, then it was likely a sty. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Eyelid swelling can be indicative of numerous conditions. It could be as benign as a chalazion (stye) or as serious as orbital cellulitis. It is important to seek the care of an ophthalmologist if there is any pain with eye movement, decrease in vision, or persistent swelling that doesn't improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is eyelid thickening from blepharitis permanent? It's been 5 months and I still have no done any treatment.
You look normal: After a blepharoplasty. No more droopy eyelids and you can see better and it helps with fatigue ...Read more
i have problem in upper eyelid which has swollen and no pain. What is the root cause and treatment to cure that. ?
One of my upper eyelid is more heavier. The skin feels more down than before. It has gotten more puffier (fat pad). I'm young. Cause and treatment?
Upper lid: How much do you weigh & can you send us a photo of your lids and pupils (as you look to distance & not at camera)? This will help us determine cause & be sure it is not a more serious issue. ...Read more