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Home Remedy For Eye Lid Wrinkles
Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or
This: This is not time for a home remedy, you have already waited too long to get the situation evaluated by your physician. I suggest contacting your physician immediately for an evaluation. You run the ultimate risk of losing eyesight in that eye. ...Read more
I have two white pimples inside my lower eye lid. My eye is swollen and watery. How can I get rid of it or what are some home remedy I can try.?
Styes??: Warm compresses often help, but if there is swelling it's best to get checked to make sure there isn't an associated infection. Keep your hands off the area - as much as you may want to rub etc it only complicates the problem. See your doc to make sure that there isn't a bacterial infection that needs treatment. ...Read more
I had poison ivy on my eye it has calmed down in the past couple days but not I have an extra wrinkle on my top eye lid will this go away?
Warm compresses: A stye is due to a clogged oil gland. Use warm compresses over the eyelids for 10 min at least 4-6 times a day. This will help open up the clogged oil gland. You can also clean your eyelids and lashes with diluted baby shampoo to clean the oil glands twice a day. If this does not work see your eye doctor for further treatment. ...Read more
Needs attention!: This sounds like a serious local reaction. I would not recommend any natural remedies for this. At the very least a dose of antihistamines will be necessary. It is not uncommon for an infection to set in around the area of a local bite. So its possible she will in addition need an antibiotic. We may be able to give you direction in a Prime Visit. Don't delay! ...Read more
Warm compresses: A stye is basically an inflamed oil gland on your eyelid -- and many go away by themselves. You can put warm compresses over the affected area 3-4 times/day for 10 to 15 minutes to help drain the stye, and to remove the infection from the oil gland. If you've been using eye makeup, throw it away since it can re-expose you to infection. If no improvement in a few days, see your eye doctor. ...Read more
Cold compresses: Cold compress may help with festoons, but fat prolapse and hollowing are a surgical problem. ...Read more
Allergies: Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. It could also be other problems. ...Read more
Rephrase question: Unable to understand your question please be more descriptive. ...Read more
Sleep: The best treatment for dark circle under the eyes if not other pathology exists is rest. ...Read more
Naph con a: If your symptoms are due to allergies naph con a helps with allergic eyes. ...Read more
The sides of my nose are red and so is the side of my eyes. Is there a home remedy for this redness?
I have a wart right under my eye, do I have to get it medically removed or is there an at home remedy?
Would encourage: Dermatologic evaluation. The provider can determine exactly what the lesion is as well as treating it. ...Read more
What is the best remedy for white heads on the nose and cheek (near the eyes). Good medicine or home remedy? Is better?
Cleanser: I would start with a gentle cleanser like cetaphil. Use that daily for a month and see if you notice an improvement. After that I might try an over the counter cream which contains a drug called benzoyl peroxide. If those things do not work then discuss with your doctor. Sometimes prescription creams or even oral medications can help. ...Read more
I have a yellow bump inside bottom eyelid. It has a 3mm diameter. Is there a home remedy or will I need surgery? If so will it hurt after surgery?
I have a blocked gland on the inside edge of eyelid; tiny grey sebum like bump. What could be the cause? Any home remedy? What happens if left untreated
I have a ball in my bottom left eyelid I used the home remedy with a hot cloth for a week now and I still have not seen it decrease., what should I do?
Tons!: There are tons of home remedies out there, the problem is nobody knows if they work because they are not typically studied. Seeking help from a plastic surgeon or dermatologist is best. Products that patients have tried and say "work" include Manuka Honey Masks, and a green tea mask. Both of these are used in skin care products so it makes sense they might help on their own. Ever think about Botox? ...Read more
Eye & contact care: Be sure you're cleaning and using your contacts as directed by your eye doctor. Consider switching to daily disposable contacts if you use monthly contacts. Consider wearing your glasses more often to give your eyes more breaks from the contacts. Consider other causes, such as allergies or "pink eye". If you're not improving on your own, please talk w/ your eye doctor. ...Read more
Allergies: Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. Another cause could be a blocked sweat duct around the eye. In that case patients respond to warm compress. It could also be other problems. ...Read more
Pink eye is a problem. It is only a term that says the eyes are reddish pink. Usually due to a mild viral infection, the eyes may become "reddish pink" in other severe conditions, like uveitis, acute glaucoma as well. Therefore, a diagnosis by an ophthalmologist is essential. Assuming that it is pink eye, just warm moist compresses may suffice.
Diagnosing is the most challenging part. ...Read more
I'm having same issue with clear film around eye. I'd this serious enough to go to emergency room or is there a home remedy?
Chemosis: What you are probably noticing is a separation of the skin of the eye (conjunctiva) from the eyeball. This is usually painless and caused by an allergic reaction that comes on and disappears quickly. Rather than a film, it is actually a swelling of the tissues of the conjunctiva that looks a bit like a blister. You can use over-the- counter decongestant drops a couple of times/day. ...Read more
Yes: Witch hazel is a well used home remedy (when I was a kid, a bottle of distilled was in every medicine cabinet). The herb is astringent and anti-inflammatory, and is used topically for a variety of skin problems (acne, itchy or oily skin) on wounds and bruises, and more. It constricts capillaries beneath the skin, so many people swear by it for puffy eyes. ...Read more