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Crusting Of The Eyelashes
Don't worry: This usually is a form of blepharitis. Use warm compresses as much as is practical. "scrub" your eyelids/lashes with baby shampoo and , of course, the eye tightly closed. If it persists see an ophthalmologist. You may need topical and systemic antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2yo w/1or2 pieces of yellow crust on eyelashes upon waking, appears redder/sometimes watery but not actively oozing or itchy.Infection or due to cold?
My right eye has white dryness forming above and below it and every morning there is crusting at the root of the eyelashes. But otherwise feels fine.?
Lower eyelash line itches constantly and hurts to the touch. It is mostly around the far corner of my eyelash line. I have only had crust on it once?
Blepharitis: Your symptoms seem compatible with an eyelid condition called Blepharitis. Two forms of this exist: anterior & posterior. Both tend to respond well to moderately warm compresses for 10' 1-2 times daily, followed by eyelid cleansing with baby shampoo & gentle massage. YouTube videos exist on how to perform this. Occasionally, more aggressive treatment is needed that can be offered by an Eye MD. ...Read more
Blepharitis: The crusting could be a type of inflammation called "blepharitis" or it could be an eye infection. The lashes may be falling out because of the blepharitis, or it may be a sign of an underactive thyroid. You would need to have an eye physician check your crusting eyelids, and you might need a simple blood test to check your thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 mo old baby wakes up with green crusty d/c in eyelashes. Scleras are clear. Conjunctivitis maybe? Possible dx?
Eyelash growth: This depends upon the type of loss. If cut, burned, or by chemo, or otherwise lost with preservation of the lash roots, then the lashes will grow back. If lost from lid destruction or severe disease like advanced eczema, then regrowth might be spotty or not at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fake Eyelash Warning: While generally considered safe, the popular repeated use of glued-on lash extensions and false strip lashes CAN cause problems. Over time, if not carefully removed, glued-on lashes can cause 'traction,' pulling out your existing eyelashes and causing damage. "Eyelash Traction Alopecia" is a common cause of permanent eyelash loss which can only be repaired with an eyelash transplant. Google it! :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer