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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Eyelid Lag

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What can cause eyelids to flicker?

What can cause eyelids to flicker?

Blepharospasm: The flicker in your eyelid is a condition called blepharospasm. This is caused by nerves firing uncontrollably, stimulating your orbicularis muscle to contract. If this doesn't resolve on its own, the treatment is Botox injections to these areas, the effect of the Botox will last approximately 3-4 months before its recurs. ...Read more

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What can cause drooping, irritating eyelids?

What can cause drooping, irritating eyelids?

Dry Eye/Allergies: Drooping eyes can be exacerbated by dry eye or allergies (usually associated with itching). Eyelids may also droop on there own for mechanical reasons. The drooping can lead to irritation as well. Have an oculoplastic surgeon evaluate you in order to diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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What causes regular vibration of the eyelids?

What causes regular vibration of the eyelids?

Blepharospasm: Vibration of the eyelids is called blepharospasm. It is often associated with stress and/or fatigue. You should have an eye exam by a physician to make sure there is no underlying eye problem. Botox is sometimes used to treat blepharospasm once it is determined that there is no eye problem causing the eyelids to twitch or vibrate. ...Read more

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What causes puffy eyelids?

What causes puffy eyelids?

Many factors: I am assuming you mean lower eyelid puffiness? There are many factors to contribute to this- lack of sleep, high salt diet, allergies, and most commonly hereditary anatomy. It is usually the lower eyelid muscle and soft tissue layer loosening over time, allowing the fatty tissue behind it to bulge outward. Surgery can help reduce that, but it will not affect the other factors i mentioned. ...Read more

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What is cause of droopy eyelids?

What is cause of droopy eyelids?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes your eyelid to swell up?

What causes your eyelid to swell up?

Many causes: It could be due to an allergy, orbital disease such as graves' disease or orbital inflammation, an infection such as cellulitis, a chalazion (stye), generalized edema, or even an orbital tumor. Proper diagnosis requires a complete exam and testing as indicated. ...Read more

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What would cause freckle on my eyelid rim?

What would cause freckle on my eyelid rim?

Hard to say: If it wasn't there before, it could be from sun damage. I'd get that looked at to make sure. It may need to be removed. ...Read more

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What causes drooping eyelids?

What causes drooping eyelids?

Ptosis: Drooping eyelids that are symmetrical usually are not dangerous and can be caused by weakness of eyelid elevating muscles or just age. However, might be an indicator of neurological or brain problem. Should see eye md asap to diagnose and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause left eyelid pain?

What can cause left eyelid pain?

Anything!: Most common is usually dry eye syndrome. So see your eye doctor if this persists more than a day, and you've tried using lubricating tears without preservatives. If no improvement, then it's time to get a full eye exam done. ...Read more