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Best solution for dry eyelids?

Best solution for dry eyelids?

Artificial tears : They are over the counter if it continues see and opthalmologist. ...Read more

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I don't use any make-up but seem to get dry eyelids during parts of the year. Any suggestions?

I don't use any make-up but seem to get dry eyelids during parts of the year. Any suggestions?

Eczema: This may be eczema aka chronic dermatitis related to allergies or the environment (dry air, pollen etc). You can try a topical moisturizer to relieve the irritation or may need a mild steroid cream but would not use a steriod around they eye without direct consultation with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can aquaphor help my dry eyelids?

Can  aquaphor help my dry eyelids?

Good for dry skin: Aquaphor is a good product for dry skin. It not only moisturizes the skin but provides a skin barrier to help with healing. Try the product sparingly on your dry eyelids if you find no relief in 2-3 weeks or skin worsens then have your primary care provider evaluate the skin for further treament. ...Read more

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What can I do about my eyelid rash?

What can I do about my eyelid rash?

Eye lid rash: It should be diagnosed as to the actual cause and then the appropriate therapy instituted. ...Read more

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5 mo wait for rheum, is dermatomyositis w decreased lung vol a worry, or unikely w/ mild hand, eyelid rash, increasing prox muscle weakness, but neg c react, jo pos ssa, rf, ANA musc, joint pain numbness

5 mo wait for rheum, is dermatomyositis w decreased lung vol a worry, or unikely w/ mild hand, eyelid rash, increasing prox muscle weakness, but neg c react, jo pos ssa, rf, ANA musc, joint pain numbness

See details: This issue needs immediate attention and a wait of 5 months is unacceptable. Have you family doctor call the rheumatologist directly to see if an appointment can be scheduled in the near future. If not, find another rheumatologist or consider a university center. ...Read more

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I have had dry itchy eyelids for 2 months. What should I do?

Allergic blepharitis: Probable allergic reaction to something that has contact with the lid. Consider possible causes…..Pillows, laundry detergent, fabric softeners, makeup, facial products and creams… should start with warm compresses and eyelid scrubs with dilute baby shampoo or otc product like ocusoft plus. Should be seen by and ophthalmologist, if not improving….. ...Read more

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How to cure dry flaky eyelids?

How to cure dry flaky eyelids?

Eyelids : Either see ophthalmologist or dermatologist. Can be reaction to make up. Fungus, skin mites. ...Read more

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For dry, scaly eyelids what product is better?

For dry, scaly eyelids what product is better?

Steroid ointment : If your eyelids are dry and scaly, it is often due to an inflammatory etiology. Try otc Hydrocortisone 1% twice daily. If no improvement or worsening, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What products can I use for my dry, scaly eyelids?

What products can I use for my dry, scaly eyelids?

Dry eyelids: If this not envornmental, allergic, or infectious then any type of lubricant such as vasoline if no coal tar allergies can protect and restore lubrication especially if used before bedtime. ...Read more