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Eyelid eczema: Does tend to wax and wane, depending on the time of year, exposure to sunlight and water, etc. If it does persist for more than a week or two, it does respond very well to a prescription eye ointment. Be very careful not to use otc ointments on the eyelids because they may irritate your eyes. ...Read more
Blepharoplasty: Blepharoplasty (blef-uh-ro-plas-tee) is surgery that includes repairing droopy eyelids by removing excess skin, muscle and fat. As you age, your eyelids stretch, and the muscles supporting them weaken. As a result, excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows, drooping upper lids and bags under your eyes. ...Read more
Bad eczema above eyelid and all over hands and thumb, I'm also a germ freak so constantly washing hands. Help :(?
I keep getting eczema on 1 of my eyelids. The only thing that helps is cortisone, but only helps for a few days, then it's back. Suggestions?
I have eczema on one eyelid, been treating with 1% cortisone cream for 8 mos. My eyelid is drooping, is this caused by cortisone, and will it resolve?
Possible: Use of corticosteroid ophthalmic drops have rarely been reported to cause ptosis. Corticosteroids can cause muscle weakness(corticosteroid myopathy). The thinest skin in the body is in the eyelid. It is conceivable that prolonged use could cause weakness of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle that raises the eyelid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer