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Cyst Inside Lower Eyelid
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I have a meibomium cyst on my lower eyelid. Dr said it should go in couple of months. 9 months later and I still have it, what should I do?
Open and drain: If it is bothering you it can be opened and drained or removed in a five minute office procedure. Otherwise there is no harm in leaving it alone. I assume you have used hot compresses four times daily as well as a mild antibiotic drop at acute onset already. If not, that is still worth a one week trial. ...Read more
Probably Stye: If this occurred rather suddenly, it probably is a stye, which is a blocked oil gland of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread to adjacent tissues leading to cellulitis. Most of these styes respond to very warm compresses 3-4 times/day for 10' followed by gentle massage with a washcloth containing a small amount of baby shampoo. After a week, the stye should nearly resolve. ...Read more
Chance of Merkel Cell Carcinoma in 29yr old w/flesh like cyst on the lower eyelid (on the inside)that appeared 5 wks ago after a stye was in its place?
Why Merkel cell Carc: Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare neoplasm. It is rarely suspected clinically unless it has a characteristic pink fleshy appearance of a Nodule which is growing pretty fast. Biopsy is the final proof. Without Biopsy it is hard to be sure about. So get it removed and you will find the answer, . The cancer would be unusual in a young person as this is a cancer mostly of the of the older people (>70 year) ...Read more
Main concerns relate to under-correction (not enough fat/skin removed or muscle not tightened adequately) or over-correction (too much fat/skin removed). The result may be less improvement than desired with under-correction versus hollowing, rounding or a pulled-down appearance with over-correction.
Much more serious problems such as muscle injury or vision loss are very rare, fortunately. ...Read more
Picture: Do you have a picture to share? ...Read more
Any mass or lumps?: If so use moist heat, wet cloth., over the area for 10 minutes and repeat 3-4 times a day. If concerned please have this examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Make an appointment: With an ophthalmologist (eye md) to have it removed. ...Read more
Have hardness left in lower eyelid after large chalazion removed fairly sure it not still there as no gunk coming out any way of removing it please?
See eye doctor: It may still be there but walled off and no longer draining and may have to be opened again. Use warm compress four times a day for 10 minutes and make appointment to see your eye doc to see if it needs topical, oral, or surgical correction. ...Read more
Had a little bump in lower eyelid since one year. I try everything but it don't go itself. I don't want to get it surgically removed. Plz help. Thanks?
Many causes: Conciderring your young age, the droop of the lower eyelid could be related to a systemic problem like thyroid dysfunction or a genetic disposition. I suggest to have an exam by your ophthalmologist to determine the cause and rule out systemic or more serious problems. ...Read more
Varies: Really depends on geographic market, type of surgical approach, type of anesthesia and choice of facility. Surgeons fees will vary ranging from a lower figure for a simple "skin pinch" lower eyelid lift to a higher figure for an external approach lower eyelid lift or a complex reconstruction of the lower eyelid. Remember this is a very delicate operation... ...Read more
Swelling and bruising is common, which lasts about 7-14 days.
Generally there is not much pain associated.
Discuss with your surgeon for details. ...Read more
No big deal.: The yellow balls probably represent trapped glandular secretion and are benign. If they swell and become palpable or symptomatic they can be removed in an office setting. ...Read more
Many causes: A red and puffy lid could be infected, inflamed, irritated, allergic, blepharitis, etc. If not improving, should be evaluated in the office. ...Read more
Depends: The truth is it can be many things without actually seeing it. It can be a chalazion, xanthelasma, pimple, milia, stye, amelanotic melanoma, papilloma, molluscum contagiosum, progenic granuloma, and other things. This app won't give me enough space to give a larger detailed answer. I suggest you see an eye doctor. Feel better! ...Read more
This may be a chalazion or hordeolum. If red and painful it likely represents the a localized infection of and oil gland within the eyelid (hordeolum). Some people call each of these conditions "styes."
you can use warm compresses to help for spontaneous resolution. If this does not do the trick, a trip to your eye doctor may be in order. Courses of medications or incisional surgery can help.
There can also be other growths on or near the eyelid - most are benign. Your eye doctor would have the benefit of having magnification (slit lamp exam) when evaluating these lesions. ...Read more
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