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Dr. Valerie Garden
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Crusting Of Eyelids (Definition)

Crusting of the eyelids are usually called blepharitis. This is usually an infection of the eyelids that cause the lids to be thickened and red with debris on the eyelashes. Lid scrubs and warm compressed are used to help resolve this issue. At times you may also need an antibiotic ...Read more


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What are soothing treatments for painful conjunctivitis on the eyelid?

What are soothing treatments for painful conjunctivitis on the eyelid?

There are a few...: ... But you should discuss it with your eye doctor. Conjunctivitis is a term that describes inflammation of the skin over the white of the eye. It can also be infectious. Eyelid infections are usually caused by bacteria, which need to be treated with medication. Home therapies such as heat, cold, lid scrubs, etc. Might not be effective and may even worsen the infection. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for dry and itchy eye?

Lubrcatei: One can use artificial tears and take oral omega-3s. Warm compresses to stimulate more tear production. A humidifier in the home. Beyond that you need the advice of an eye md. They may recommend pucntal plugs, medicated drops, etc. This will help for the itch and allergy symptoms, as well as over the counter allergy drops. ...Read more

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Is wet cupping therapy or medicinal bleeding effective for the treatment of nasal allergy and asthma?

Is wet cupping therapy or medicinal bleeding effective for the treatment of nasal allergy and asthma?

No: Bleeding was prevalent among some practitioners in the us in the late 1700's and early 1800's but abandoned.Cupping was often used with respiratory illnesses until the early 1940's. It is still used occasionally by non- physicians. There is no proven medical benefit for either and significant patient injury is an occasional complication. ...Read more

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Natural treatment for the eye condition uveitis?

Natural treatment for the eye condition uveitis?

No such thing: Uveitis is a serious inflammation inside the eye which can cause vision loss and other problems. This should not be treated with "natural" products which will no work and can prevent your progress to the ophthalmologist who can given you what are in fact effective prescription medications. ...Read more

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Can there be any treatment for blepharitis and dry eyes?

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Can there be any treatment for blepharitis and dry eyes?

Lid hygiene: Blepharitis can involve the front of the lids (base of the eyelashes) or the back portion of the lids (where oil glands are located). It can definitely exacerbate dry eyes. Without an exam, it is difficult to recommend treatment. However, you might try warm compresses 5 - 10 minutes followed by a "lid scrub" with a commercially available pad such as occusoft. Systane ultra or refresh optive tears. ...Read more

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What are some eye swelling treatments for the home?

What are some eye swelling treatments for the home?

Eye swelling: It is best to determine what the cause of the swelling is - is the eyeball involved or is it just the eyelids? Itchy and reddened eyelids can be soothed by cold compresses. If there is pain, please have yourself be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Any natural cure for serborrhea around the nose and eyebrows besides ciclopirox?

Any natural cure for serborrhea around the nose and eyebrows besides ciclopirox?

Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is useful for various skin disorders such as dermatitis, seborrhea, dandruff. Typically used in a diluted solution and applied to affected area twice a day provided there is no active and untreated skin infection of the area. ...Read more

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Any successful homeopathic type treatment for blepharitis? Have had the condition for 10 years (with rosacea)

Any successful homeopathic type treatment for blepharitis? Have had the condition for 10 years (with rosacea)

Water: try to dip you eyes 10-15 times a day in a cup of clean luke warm water which is filled to the brim and flap your eyelids for 2 min each time.this is safe,medicine free and prevents dryness,infections as well.avoid all mascara,eye creams,artificial eye lashes etc If you want to really use cosmetics,check out SKINDEEP APP.Scan all your cosmetics and discard the dangerous ones rated on this app. ...Read more

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What type of tea is most recommended for stuffy nose and watery eyes?

What type of tea is most recommended for stuffy nose and watery eyes?

Nothing really works: Truly no tea exists to cure the symptoms of a common cold or allergies despite what may be out there. And very little improvement if any. ...Read more

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Best under eye laser treatment recommended for removal of wrinkles ?

Best under eye laser treatment recommended for removal of wrinkles ?

See Plastic Surgeon: The trade name of a laser or light therapy machine is not what gives you the result. It always is and this will remain true in the future too - is the innate ability of your plastic or aesthetic surgeon to use that tool that will ultimately give you the result that you desire. See a qualified surgeon. ...Read more

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What are treatments for blepharitis and ocular surface disease ??

What are treatments for blepharitis and ocular surface disease ??

Good lid hygiene: The most common and yet effective treatment for blepharitis is daily lid scrubs followed by hot compresses. Some people will add a small amount of baby shampoo but often is not necessary. Ocular surface disease can be from different causes: dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction, poor lid/globe relationship, blepharitis, etc. Each will require different treatment. ...Read more

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What are the different forms of treatment for lid ptosis?

What are the different forms of treatment for lid ptosis?

EyeLift or Brow lift: In addition to an upper eye lift, you may also be a candidate for a brow lift. The brow lift raises the brow to it's natural position and by doing so, will also lift the upper eyelids. Ricardo rodriguez, md baltimore, maryland. ...Read more

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What is a natural healing treatment for the eye cond. Uveitis?

What is a natural healing treatment for the eye cond. Uveitis?

None known: Uveitis is a serious condition when untreated and can be visually threatening. No "natural"product can influence this condition . Do not put your eyes at risk searching for a non-conventional treatment when conventional treatment is so effective. ...Read more

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What is the acv treatment for blepharitis?

Don't know: Perhaps the other doc's don't recognize what you mean by "acv treatment". That term is not familiar to me. ...Read more

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What's the best alternative to cortisone for treatment of skin inflammation?

What's the best alternative to cortisone for treatment of skin inflammation?

Steroid alternative: There are steroid alternatives in topical formulation. Such include, Elidel (pimecrolimus) and protopic, unfortunately, these are nit much more effective than Hydrocortisone and are very expensive. Wwww.drbader.com. ...Read more

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Herbal treatment for body itchy?

Herbal treatment for body itchy?

Over-the-counter: Drug stores have over-the-counter creams that have no "medications" like skin anesthetics, to relieve itching. One can consider the creams containing some type of menthol to be herbal. Such creams and oils have be used for many years, maybe even centuries. The ones in stores now are just the modern versions of them. Sometimes, general itching is due to internal disease, so a doctor should check. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Lenart
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Discharge Or Mucus In Eyes (Definition)

Drainage from the eye of a newborn or young baby can indicate an infection or a blocked tear duct. ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Definition)

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