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Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses. ...Read more

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How to treat eyelid redness, swelling?

How to treat eyelid redness, swelling?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses may be helpful for these symptoms. If you have a problem called blepharitis, you may need to do eyelid scrubs. More info at http://www.2020vision.Com/blepharitis.Html. ...Read more

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Natural cures besides baby shampoo for eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Natural cures besides baby shampoo for eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Maybe more: 3 "conditions" maybe causing the problem. The first is allergies: it's been a tough allergy season. The best treatment is allergy meds, both topical and pills. The next is blepharitis- a chronic eyelid infection. Lid scrubs help but sometimes antibiotics are needed. A doctor needs to look to this rule out as rosacea, a disease can also make this worse. It could be an infection. Go to an md! ...Read more

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I have red eyelids and people say i look like a stoner but i've never touched a drug in my life. How can I get rid of this?

I have red eyelids and people say i look like a stoner but i've never touched a drug in my life. How can I get rid of this?

Blepharitis, allergy: Common causes of eyelid redness include a chronic lid infection / inflammation called blepharitis (also seen with rosacea) and from ocular allergies. Definitely avoid the "get the red out" drops, as this leads to rebound redness and irritation. Warm compresses and gentle lid cleaning can help, as can nutritional suppl. Like fish oil capsules (taken orally). Zaditor (ketotifen) and alaway are good otc allergy. ...Read more

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Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses. ...Read more

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How to treat eyelid redness, swelling?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses may be helpful for these symptoms. If you have a problem called blepharitis, you may need to do eyelid scrubs. More info at http://www.2020vision.Com/blepharitis.Html. ...Read more

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Constant eyelid redness due to allergies. Remedies anybody?

Constant eyelid redness due to allergies. Remedies anybody?

Cool comresses: Cool compresses may be helpful for these symptoms. If you have a problem called blepharitis, you may need to do eyelid scrubs. More info at http://www.2020vision.Com/blepharitis.Html. ...Read more

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Is eyelid redness due to coffee consumption when cramming for finals?

Is eyelid redness due to coffee consumption when cramming for finals?

No: You are obviously engaging in the time honored activity of adding extra hours of study, staying up later, being sleep deprived and eating poorly. These along with dryness all contribute to a temporary and non-dangerous redness of the eyes. Coffee may help you stay awake but does not add to the eye redness. ...Read more

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Constant eyelid redness, almost positive due to poor hygiene in elderly person. Simple remedies anybody?

Constant eyelid redness, almost positive due to poor hygiene in elderly person. Simple remedies anybody?

Baby shampoo: Probably blepharitis. Hot compress first for a couple minutes. Then a few drops of baby shampoo in warm water. Use cotton balls and scrub eyelashes/lids (eyes closed) with the soapy water. Rinse with tap water, repeat every day. More info http://www.2020vision.Com/blepharitis.Html. ...Read more

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