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Madaurosis: Madaurosis or loss of eyelashes is most commonly the result of a staph infection of the eyelid margin called blepharitis. Treatment with warm compresses twice a day and scrubbing the eyelashes with the eyes closed when you shower with Johnson's "no tears" baby shampoo or Sterilid foam and then rinsing well could help. If after a month you are not seeing improvement - see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Likely, but in time.: There are 3 growth cycles of an eyelash and it can take several months for them to grow back. It is normal for us to shed our eyelashes but they do so in a somewhat staggered pattern so we don't notice it in one certain area. The chalazions can affect the health of the eyelash follicle and make lashes come out earlier or damage further procution. Prevention of chalazions is key here. Good luck! ...Read more
Chalazion: Chances are that the eyelashes will grow back ...Read more
My eyebrows and eyelashes falling off. I'm only 20 years old and its been occurring for 3 years now?
See a doctor: There are a few things that can cause this. One is thyroid disorders. See a doctor and let them check you. ...Read more
Dermatologist: You have several choices. Dermatologist, family physician or even an endocrinologist would be suitable. ...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 more
What are your thought on eyelash conditioners? I hear Revitalash is great but I'm worried about my eyelashes falling out/shortening as a side effect.
Glad its helping! Avoid "Curling" methods with your lashes since this will pull them and break the keratin binding!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Loss lashes uncommon: Many conditions possible, including herpes zoster, leprosy, hiv/aids, malignant eyelid tumors, lupus, scleroderma, and hypothyroidism. It may occurs via two pathways: scarring and non-scarring, loss of lashes may occur as an isolated finding or together with loss of other body and scalp hair. Blepharitis rarely looses lashes. ...Read more
Could I have hiv, I think I have demodex infestation, my hair not growing back, they way it use, to eyelashes falling out, get relly warm my body, night sw?
I am experiencing hair loss (quality: patchy spots) and eyelashes falling out. My question is why would I only have pubescent hair?
...Hormonal issues..: 19 y/o male says I am experiencing hair loss (quality: patchy spots) and eye lashes falling. My question is why I only have pubescent hair? There seems to be some issues with one's Hormonal Status. One needs a proper medical evaluation with their PCP and possibly Endocrinologist. Other Specialists Like Dermatologist may also be needed to sort out these issues. And pls don't wait too long. ...Read more
Symptoms: random bruising, chest pain, dilated pupils in the morning, eyelashes falling out, passing out. What could this be?
Eyelash loss: Eyelash loss can be due to eyelash pulling or eye rubbing. It can also due to eyelid or systemic disease. Eyelid inflammation (ie blepharitis), eyelid cancers (basal cell or squamous cell types) and abnormal thyroid hormone levels are common causes of eyelash loss. By avoid these issues, you can try to prevent eyelash loss. ...Read more
Good question!: Lashes falling out most commonly is related to an infection of the lids called blepharitis, but it may also be related to other health issues like the thyroid disease. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
See Eye MD: Loss of eyelashes is not normal. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more
OPHTHALMOLOGIST OR: Dermatologist. You may start with your family doctor. ...Read more
Hello, I am 7 months postpartum and my eyelashes are falling out. Is this related or could something be seriously wrong?
Get checked out: If you are losing more than the occasional eyelash, get checked by your doctor to be sure you are okay, no thyroid problems or vitamin deficiencies. There are other causes. Stop any new cosmetic products or body care products. See http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/eyelashes-falling-out/ ...Read more
I have the following symptoms. My eyelashes keep falling out and I have mysterious bruises. What could this be?
Bruising: That are unexplained MAY be due to condition of blood. Are you on a blood thinner? In any case, please see your doctor. He/she can also evaluate your eyelash situation. How about the hair on your head and the rest of your body? Please mention that also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My eyebrows and eyelashes are falling out, I've had all tests done and the doctor said everything is normal, why is this and what could be done?
My eyelashes keep falling out and I'm not sure why? I don't sleep with makeup on. Any solutions or treatments to make them grow and stop falling out??
Eyelid hygiene: Make sure to clean your eyelids and lashes well each day with warm water and a wash cloth. Scrub horizontally for 10 seconds in the shower or at the basin. If you have mastered this technique and are still wanting more lash growth you can ask you local eye doctor to prescribe Latisse (bimatoprost). ...Read more
My eyelashes are falling when I wash my face in the morning. I stopped using mascara for months but no effect. I hve thalassemia minor also. Any tips?
Get checked: Hair loss can be due to thyroid problems, among other things. Get checked out by your doctor with appropriate exam and labs. Let us know if anything is found. Make sure you eat a variety of fruits and veggies. Hypoallergenic (fragrance-free) cosmetics, soaps, lotions and detergents might be worth trying to. Any new supplements? Any foods, meds & such that you've started or increased lately? ...Read more
My right eyelashes keep falling out (clear difference to the left eye) and there seems to be an almost pressure like feel to my eye. What could this be?
Pressure EYE: Kelly543, It may well be just that, pressure in the eye called glaucoma. Very unusual at your age group but VERY easily tested by tonometry, so see an EYE SPECIALIST. Make sure the eyes don't crust over in am because a low grade blepharitis can do all of that. See an eye man! Thanks ...Read more
What kind of doctor should I see if my eyelashes are falling out? I have hashimoto's, sle and vit d & B12 deficiency but all are pretty well managed.
Depends: Hair can fall out due to autoimmunity and other reasons. If autoimmune. Why are you autoimmune? Is your immunity being thrown off by environmental toxins or other factors? Is it heavy metal toxicity? Is there gluten intolerance? Consider seeing a holistic or integrative medicine physician. ...Read more
My eyelashes have been falling out like crazy. Now the base of the eyelashes right near the lash line are white. Guessing they will all fall out?
My hair has been thinning and falling out since 16. Now it is extremely brittle and thin and I've noticed my eyelashes have been falling out as well?
See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist. ...Read more