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What to do if eyelids swell when I go to sleep?

What to do if eyelids swell when I go to sleep?

Elevate head: Eyelid swelling is due to edema or fluid accumulation in the tissues. Try sleeping on two pillos to elevate your head above the level of your heart to let gravity help reduce the swelling. The next question is why are the lids swelling. You may need to see your doctor for this. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I have difficulty opening my eyelids after sleeping ?

I have difficulty opening my eyelids after sleeping ?

Need more info: To accurately diagnose. This is usually not typical of bell's palsy. ...Read more

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Is it a problem if eyelids don't fully close during sleep?

Is it a problem if eyelids don't fully close during sleep?

Eyes not closed: I recommend speedo swimmer's goggles. It seals the area and prevents evaporation of the remaining tears. It has an elastic band that does not interfere with sleep, or tend to come off during sleep. ...Read more

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My eyelids do not fully close when i sleep. What could be wrong?

My eyelids do not fully close when i sleep. What could be wrong?

Several things: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps a chest x-ray. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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If my eyelids seem to have started to go hollow, can I still prevent any further hollowness and get back what i lost already in my eyelids with sleep?

If my eyelids seem to have started to go hollow, can I still prevent any further hollowness and get back what i lost already in my eyelids with sleep?

Age: This often occurs with fat wasting as we age and there really is no way to replace it. Injections of fillers by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist can improve the appearance. ...Read more

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Why do my eyelids hurt lack of sleep?

Why do my eyelids hurt lack of sleep?

Sleep deprivation: This can occur due to sleep deprivation.Just got done seeing another patient with this. ...Read more

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My upper eyelids seem hollow. Can sleep fill them back like they should be? Are fillers through surgery the only way? What to do?

My upper eyelids seem hollow. Can sleep fill them back like they should be? Are fillers through surgery the only way? What to do?

Fat or fillers: The treatment options for hollowed out upper eyelids is to fill this area. Hyaluronic acid fillers like Restylane (dermal fillers) are good for this area and can be done in the office. Structural fat grafting is a longer lasting procedure and is done under sedation in the or. It involves suctioning ones own fat, preparing it and injecting it in microdroplets to fill in the area. Both are good choices. ...Read more

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Sleep problems/drooping eyelids/eye strain?

Sleep problems/drooping eyelids/eye strain?

Be more precise: Please give more information about each question so we can answer properly each one. You can ask several separate questions. ...Read more