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Cellulitis Of The Eye Lid
Eye surface inflamme: Episcleritis is an inflammation of the interspace between the conjunctiva and the underlying white of the eye. It has no known cause. The eye gets quite red usually on one side and is uncomfortable although not usually very painful. There are some other causes which might look similar so your ophthalmologist should get a look and determine treatment as it is treatable. ...Read more
Redness from lid: Bacteria & mites often live on eyelashes & lids (bleph): when these normal (or rarely abnormal) bugs clog glands of eyelashes or cause irritation of lids, they can cause redness & irritation of eye conjunctiva, leading to conjunctivitis. More info & how to treat: [email protected] ...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
Totally different: Pink eye is the popular term for conjunctivitis which in adults is usually caused by a virus infecting the liniing of the eye similar to a cold infecting the lining of the throat. Most are self limited and need little care. Uveitis is a sterile inflammation of the inside of the eye causing pain, light sensitivity and a risk of internal eye damage. Treatment is with steroids; see an ophthalmolog ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?
Crystalline lens: Your eye is a complicated organ system. Inside the front of the eye there is a fluid chamber between the cornea and the colored part of your eye, called the iris. In the center of the iris there is an opening called the pupil and behind that another chamber between the iris and the crystalline lens. The lens is a disc shaped living tissue composed of regularly arranged collagen with a capsule. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With a swolen shut eyelid, what is the difference between a sty on the eyelid (not visible) a blocked tear duct, and periorbital Cellulitis?
Swollen eye with white dot inside of the eye lid. Redness and tender under the eye. What shall I do?
Eye irritation: The question to be addressed is what is causing the irritation you are experiencing. An ophthalmologist can address this issue. ...Read more