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Can Rosacea Involve The Eyes
It will burn : If it gets in your eyes, it will burn as other shampoos would. Keep your eyes closed, but if it does get in your eyes, flush it out with water thoroughly. ...Read more
Is it safe to use corticosteroids around the skin surrounding the eyes. Outer corners of both eyes get eczema. Thanks.
No: You might get away with it, but corticosteroids have a small, but real risk of causing cataracts and glaucoma as well as a peculiar rash known as "perioral dermatitis". We prefer to use tacrolimus ointment or sirolimus cream as these are very effective but are not steroids and probably are free of risks. They are much more expensive, but a small tube used on eyelid eczema will last 2 or 3 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The risk of staring at the sun is with the open eyes as the light could be focused on the retina and damage the light receptors. It is annoying to have the sun shining for a lengthy period on the eyes, and that is why those sun shields which look like two cups held together with a connecting rod are so popular on the beach. ...Read more
Depends!: Your question sounds like you are referring to the outer corners where the lids come together, the "skin". This area can often become irritated / chapped from excess upper lid skin or excessive tearing. I find it helpful with my patients to wash and dry the area twice a day a place a very thin coating of petroleum jelly there (vaseline). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The allergen binds : To eosinophils, mast cells or other cells and cause the release of histamines which cause the allergy symptoms. ...Read more
Try these: I typically recommend moisturizing/lubricating eye drops as a first approach for these symptoms. If this isn't sufficient then next i'd usually suggest an allergy eye drop (anti-histamine). Avoid long-term decongestant drop usage. Also, if you wear it, consider whether you might be reacting to makeup or some other topical facial product you're using. Good luck. ...Read more
Can inferior scleral show cause dry eyes, which then leads your eyelids to droop due to your eyes being dry from the scleral show?
Yes: Though uncommon, one of the listed side effects of Vitamin A / Retinol can be blurry vision (also, rarely, bleeding in the lungs, bone pain, breathing difficulty, changes in immune function. Any creams that can clog meibomian glands can also cause blurry vision. More info at email@example.com ...Read more
No: These side effects are not even in the product insert. No travatan z is not the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
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The list is long: Redness of the sclera or the covering conjunctiva is due to dilated blood vessels on either surface. The possible reasons for this phenomenon are dry eye, infection of the eye, inflammation inside of the eye, irritation to the surface of the eye, blood, chronic dilation of the blood vessels from poor sleep or chronic use of visine. You will need to see your eye doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
What are the disadvantages or risks of plugging the tear ducts for dry eye condition that can't be relieved by eye drops?
Risks: Plugs are relatively safe. However, there is a chance you could feel the plug or that you end up with too much tears. A buried plug may require an even more invasive procedure if that plug ever needed to be removed. Lastly, there is a theory that dry eyes is due to inflammation on the eye surface, and that plugs could hasten the progression of dry eyes by trapping the inflammatory cells. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Occasionally: If the blepharitis is chronic or severe or you are unusually sensitive, tissues surrounding the inflammation can leak fluid which is carried downwards in the deeper tissues to cause swelling lower in the lid. See your ophthalmologist for the most effective treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why when i wake up i feel my eyes burning and it makes me feel like i didn't have a good night sleep? I've been diagnose with
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I just got received a prescription for rosacea in my eyes. Is there a common side effect with it?
Prescribed what?: Re do your question and tell us the drug. ...Read more
I'm 19 years old and have rosacea fulminans or pyoderma facile. Is having tired eyes a common symptom?
Swellings under eyes (2 symettrical) Do not hurt, slightly red, no change (1 year.) Rosacea? but no change after ointment + tetracycline (2mth)
Lower eye issue: Best to seek OLY IN PERSON evaluations. It could be many dx's.! ...Read more
Ocular Rosacea: Rosacea can cause:dry eyes &meibomian gland dysfunction. There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & artificial tears & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Using metronidazole (netrogel) on face for rosacea. However, i also have this breakout around my eyes. Is it ok to use around my eye?
See your doctor: Metronidazole gel is meant for use on the skin. Because it is not an ophthalmic preparation, it is generally not recommended to apply on or near the eyelid. If your breakout is near your eyelids, have your doctor evaluate it to determine if you have ocular rosacea or seborrhiec dermatitis of the eyes. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?
Papulopustular rosacea well controlled by Soolantra. Now have eye symptoms (see above) in both eyes. Is this ocular rosacea or age related dy eyes? What is the defining difference? Also treated for two bacterial infections in last three months.
Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies.Treatment?
Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red an ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes!" no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I woke up yesterday with a red dot under my eye, in a place that had some severe swelling as of late due to a rosacea flare up. Will it go away?
I have blepharitis and ocular rosacea. Today I noticed clear blister about the size of a pin head where lower lid meets eye. It burst but can see it.
Meibomian gland: dysfunction from blepharitis can cause meibomian gland cysts to occur. Good lid hygiene with diligent lid scrubs found over the counter is a good start. Your ophthalmologist can treat you with medication or procedures to alleviate the symptoms and sometimes eliminate the cause. ...Read more
Are they drooling?: Facial rashes from teething are actually the result of excessive drooling that often accompanies teething. If they are drooling this is the most likely cause. If they are not drooling then it is something else. Rosacea, however, is very rare in toddlers. If you do not think this is the result of teething then perhaps an evaluation by a pediatric dermatologist is in order. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rosacea: There are many treatment choices for rosacea depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. Available medical treatments include antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotic pills, lasers, pulsed-light therapies, photodynamic therapy, and isotretinoin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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