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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swollen Left Eye

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The left side of my face has been hurting since yesterday and woke up today with a swollen left eye. What could be the cause?

The left side of my face has been hurting since yesterday and woke up today with a swollen left eye. What could be the cause?

Check for stye: Stye is a common cause of eyelid swelling, and eye or face pain. Try hot pack (clean sock plus raw rice in microwave x 30 seconds) several times a day. It may come to a head in 2 days, if no better see eye doc. ...Read more

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My boyfriends face randomly turned a reddish orange color and his left eye became swollen he claimed he felt sick and he went to bed what caused this?

My boyfriends face randomly turned a reddish orange color and his left eye became swollen he claimed he felt sick and he went to bed what caused this?

Unclear: Your description does not indicate anything specific. A sinus infection could potential causes these symptoms but it could be many other issues. Go see a regular doctor. ...Read more

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This morning my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What caused this?

This morning  my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What caused this?

Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious and inflammatory causes are possible, including conjunctivitis, iritis, sinusitis, etc. You can try a warm compress (clean washcloth rinsed with very warm tap water) for a day or two, but see an eye md promptly if the symptoms are not resolved soon. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning and my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What can cause this?

Woke up this morning and my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What can cause this?

Infection or injury: Infection or injury is the most likely cause. See an ophthalmologist if this does not clear up in a few days. ...Read more

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Dr said swollen left eye optical nerve caused loss of vision in my lower left eye. After 5 months the swelling is gone and he says the damage is perma?

Dr said swollen left eye optical nerve caused loss of vision in my lower left eye. After 5 months the swelling is gone and he says the damage is perma?

Ischemic optic nerve: You most likely had ischemic optic neuropathy, a condition in which there is a disturbance in blood flow to the optic nerve which causes the optic disk to become swollen and is associated with loss of peripheral vision. 40% of patients get some improvement in vision as the optic nerve swelling improves/resolves. Common risk factors are hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol/lipids. ...Read more

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Swollen discoloured left eye, could this be serious?

Swollen discoloured left eye, could this be serious?

Yes : Tough to give a proper diagnosis without a history and exam. This could represent an eyelid infection, trauma, among other things. ...Read more

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My left eye has been hurting for about a month now(little sharp pains)every other two days it's blurry out of my eye and it's getting swollen.?

My left eye has been hurting for about a month now(little sharp pains)every other two  days it's blurry out of my eye and it's getting swollen.?

See eye doctor asap: He/she will diagnose and treat the condition. This may also help to minimize the possibility of more or further problems. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My left eye feels sunken in and i have a swollen pocket under my eye?

My left eye feels sunken in and i have a swollen pocket under my eye?

Infection or sinus: Swelling under the eye is usually from an infection of the eyelids (tenderness and redness also), an allergy type problem of the eye or skin (usually itching also), orbital inflammation (pain especially with eye movement), or sinus disease. Sleeping with the head elevated and ice may help reduce the swelling. If it persists, you may need an exam to diagnosis the underlying problem. ...Read more