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Chalazion On The Eye
Usually: Heating a chalazion and expressing the oil built up inside is the primary treatment. Some people require surgery. Hopefully, the oil will come out the normal opening. If it comes through the eyelid, it may leave a scar. If your are not sure, see your specialist eye md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye irritation: The question to be addressed is what is causing the irritation you are experiencing. An ophthalmologist can address this issue. ...Read more
Depends: We often put a balance lens in front of the lazy eye. This is a lens with the same power as the other eye. It makes the glasses look normal. If someone has useful vision in his/her lazy eye, we put the correct lens in front of this eye. It may be thicker, thinner or the same as the other eye. ...Read more
Stys: It's probably a sty, a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read more
Eye is very painful when blink or in turn the eye far. It looks red on the corner & on eyelid. What is this?
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
My right eyelid is puffy. From tear duct to brow bone. No sty. No redness in the eye. After the puffy goes away my eyelid skin sheds.
If I put eye drop on the corner of my eyes while closing my eyes than open to let the eye drop in, will it affects the effectiveness of the eye drop?
No: That is an acceptable way to put eye drops in and many people do this. ...Read more