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Puffy Eyes: Puffiness around the eyes may result from any of the following: seasonal allergies, reaction to substances applied on the skin and hair or on the eye (including contact lenses), lack of adequate sleep and fatigue, excessive salt ingestion followed by laying down, low blood count from anemia, kidney or heart failure, etc. Follow up with a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Allergies : Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. It could also be other problems: infection of the eyelid from blocked sweat ducts on the eyelid margin or if there was injury, an infected lid. ...Read more
Depends: This can result from several causes. Angioedema can be hereditary and this has to b e addressed. It is common in middle to older age to have edema of the lower lids from fluid accumulation while recumbent. This will lessen as you get up and walk around each day. Some is due to weakening of the barriers between the orbital fat and the lids with age. See your ophthalmologist to sort out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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