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Have severe dry eyes. Eyelids glue to eyeballs & in am rips cells from cornea, cause pain/redness daily. Lubricants don't help. Any other suggestions?

Have severe dry eyes. Eyelids glue to eyeballs & in am rips cells from cornea, cause pain/redness daily. Lubricants don't help. Any other suggestions?

Recurrent erosion: Sounds like recurrent erosion syndrome with your sticking and tearing symptoms. Agree with muro ointment. Alternatively, your eyes may be opening at night and drying out. Try sleeping without a ceiling fan on and with a humidifier. Ointment will certainly help. Goggles such as tranquileyes by eyeeco can also help if this is the case. ...Read more

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Would it be safe to use medical super glue to seal a cut on my eyelid?

Would it be safe to use medical super glue to seal a cut on my eyelid?

No!: Any cut may have foreign material that can causes an abcess or infection. Sealing it can increase these risks! if it is very superficial it should heal on its own. If it is deep it needs medical attention. ...Read more

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I've read about people using medical super glue to seal cuts, but would it be safe to do it on the eyelid?

I've read about people using medical super glue to seal cuts, but would it be safe to do it on the eyelid?

Super glue: The use of these products near the eyelid, especially by yourself, is simply not a great idea. The fear is that some of the product would get into the eye itself. ...Read more

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What are double eyelids?

What are  double eyelids?

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 more

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What causes eyelids to swell?

What causes eyelids to swell?

Inflammation: Inflammation from any cause may stimulate lid swelling. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. See your eye doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my body twiching and my eyelids?

Why is my body twiching and my eyelids?

Twitching: Usually happens with fatigue, lack of sleep or electrolyte deficiency. ...Read more

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What causes puffy eyelids?

Many factors: I am assuming you mean lower eyelid puffiness? There are many factors to contribute to this- lack of sleep, high salt diet, allergies, and most commonly hereditary anatomy. It is usually the lower eyelid muscle and soft tissue layer loosening over time, allowing the fatty tissue behind it to bulge outward. Surgery can help reduce that, but it will not affect the other factors i mentioned. ...Read more

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What causes swollen eyelids?

What causes swollen eyelids?

General Symptom.: It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection. It can also be a serious sign of fluid status of the body. If it is bad enough to affect your vision or self-perception then See your doctor for a review. At your age, if the simple mild answers are not obvious, then a more full investigation may be warranted. ...Read more