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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Hyperpigmented Eyelids

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What causes eyelids to swell?

What causes eyelids to swell?

Inflammation: Inflammation from any cause may stimulate lid swelling. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. See your eye doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids is lower than the other. What is cause and cure?

Ptosis=eyelid droop: Most likely you have ptosis, which is a drooping of the upper eyelid. This can be related to some serious medical problems, so you should get it checked out. If your eyelid has been that way for many years, it is not likely anything serious. It can be repaired with a ptosis repair (eyelid surgery). ...Read more

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Suffering from sudden thickening of lower eyelids.Sleepin for long hours causes more thickenin.Can u please let me know the cause of it?I am 48 years

Suffering from sudden thickening of lower eyelids.Sleepin for long hours causes more thickenin.Can u please let me know the cause of it?I am 48 years

Oculoplastic eval. : Lower eyelid swelling, bags or "thickening" can be caused by several things. You should see an oculoplastic eye surgeon for evaluation. They may recommend warm compresses and cleaning your lids and lashes with baby shampoo to treat blepharitis or surgery to remove excess fat from the lower lids. They may also perform tests to rule out other causes of lower eyelid swelling. ...Read more

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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 could be the cause of sudden bags/folds under my lower eyelids?

What could be the cause of sudden bags/folds under my lower eyelids?

Baggy eyelids: Sudden appearance of swollen, baggy lower eyelids may be associated with fluid retention. Check your weight for any recent gain and consult your family doctor. Gradual bagginess of the skin of the lower eyelids is often an inherited condition. ...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 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 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 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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