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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Lid Lag

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What can cause red palpebral conjunctiva lower lid and dry feeling?

What can cause red palpebral conjunctiva lower lid and dry feeling?

Many possibilities: Infection, inflammation, irritation, foreign body, dry eyes and more. You will need to see an ophthalmologist to determine what's going on. ...Read more

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Can dry eyes cause scaling of lids, especially during winter ?

Can dry eyes cause scaling of lids, especially during winter ?

No: Dry eye is a term reserved for drying of the cornea (the front window of the eye). Dry eyelids can be caused by cold dry environments, similarly to dry lips. Scaling can also be caused by conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. See an eye doctor the next time this occurs. ...Read more

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I am having left lower eye lid twiching, what could be the cause?

I am having left lower eye lid twiching, what could be the cause?

Cause unknown: The cause is unknown although stress and fatigue are often listed as contributing factors. In most cases, the twitching is benign, will last a few days and disappear without treatment. ...Read more

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Eyelid ptosis/drooping lid--what is usual cause?

Eyelid ptosis/drooping lid--what is usual cause?

Eyelid Drooping: This can be caused a defect present at birth or by gradual stretching of the muscles and connective tissue that hold open the eye. Surgery can usually correct the problem but it needs to be customized to your particular cause. ...Read more

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What causes eye lid twitching?

What causes eye lid twitching?

Eye lid twitch: This is benign, but annoying at times and will usually resolve itself. It is often associated with fatigue, anxiety or tension. A refraction should be performed to resolve an associated untreated refractive error. ...Read more

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Eye twitching (not severe enough for whole lid to close) persistent for months (on and off multiple times a day) causes? / should seek medical exam?

Eye twitching (not severe enough for whole lid to close) persistent for months (on and off multiple times a day) causes? / should seek medical exam?

Lid myokymia: This type of twitching is often called lid myokymia and is often due to dry eyes (tears do not stay on eye as they should & cause a perceived sense of dryness of eye; meibomian glands may be clogged for instance), stress, caffeine intake, lack of sleep. See your eyemd to rule out other causes that are much less common. ...Read more

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What are causes of bilateral buffiness of upper eye lids after getting up from sleeping?

What are causes of bilateral buffiness of upper eye lids after getting up from sleeping?

Possible causes: Include allergic edema, edema from fluid retention, inspissated meibomian oil glands, herniation of orbital fat. ...Read more