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Deposits In Eyelids
A doctor told me that i had calcium deposites in my eye (underneath the eyelid) because i had a feeling of a strange body, could this be true?
Concretions: You probably do have calcium deposits usually at the transition zone between the cartilage of the lid and the softer area above that. We are not sure why they form but they can be felt sometimes. Your ophthalmologist can remove them in the office if they are bothering you. We call them concretions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanthomas on eye lids.TC 252, TG 92, HDL 70, LDL 164, CHOL/HDL RATIO 3.6. Good diet & Ex. Can mild elevation cause deposits or inflammation in body?
Xanthomas from lipid: A Xanthoma looks like a yellow bump with well-defined borders that can appear anywhere on the body, and is associated with elevated blood lipids from a variety of causes, including hyperlipidemia, diabetes, pancreatitis, liver problems, certain cancers. Xanthelasma are flat yellow irregular growths on the eyelids which are not necessarily from increased lipids. The growths themselves are harmless. ...Read more
Xanthremover: These are called xanthelasma. I usually refer to ophtho or plastic surgery. There are methods i've heard that are available called xanthremover and that is on youtube. I am not an expert. Try to watch it, talk to your doctor and get an opinion. Those are the eyes you have to worry about, so get the safest one for yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Western eyelid: Eyelids which have a higher crease are said to be double eyelids. In caucasians, the eyelid crease is 7-10mm above the eyelashes and when open there are two distinct portions of the lid separated by a crease. In asian eyelids, the crease is generally much lower, often so low that even when open, the crease disappears by the eyelashes. Double eyelid surgery creates a higher crease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ptosis=eyelid droop: Most likely you have ptosis, which is a drooping of the upper eyelid. This can be related to some serious medical problems, so you should get it checked out. If your eyelid has been that way for many years, it is not likely anything serious. It can be repaired with a ptosis repair (eyelid surgery). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The most common: The most common cause of redness, itching and dryness of eyelids is blepharitis, which is inflammation of the eyelash base and eyelids. Can be caused by allergies, bacteria, or associated with skin conditions such as psoriasis, rosacea, or eczema. Lid scrubs with dilute baby shampoo is the best rx. www.2020vision.com/blepharitis.html. ...Read more
I have a small cut on both eyelids that developed suddenly. They'll heal and then tear again- it's a vicious cycle. I don't know what this is about..?
Eyelids abrasions: Do these "cuts" occur on both upper and lower eyelids, right and left? You may have dermatitis of the eyelids or allergy to make-up or some other product you are using on the eyelids. I suggest that you make an appointment with an Ophthalmologist/Oculoplastic surgeon for further evaluation and management. I hope this helps. ...Read more
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