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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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What can cause eyelids to flicker?

What can cause eyelids to flicker?

Blepharospasm: The flicker in your eyelid is a condition called blepharospasm. This is caused by nerves firing uncontrollably, stimulating your orbicularis muscle to contract. If this doesn't resolve on its own, the treatment is Botox injections to these areas, the effect of the Botox will last approximately 3-4 months before its recurs. ...Read more

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What can cause drooping, irritating eyelids?

What can cause drooping, irritating eyelids?

Dry Eye/Allergies: Drooping eyes can be exacerbated by dry eye or allergies (usually associated with itching). Eyelids may also droop on their own for mechanical reasons. The drooping can lead to irritation as well. Have an oculoplastic surgeon evaluate you in order to diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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What causes regular vibration of the eyelids?

What causes regular vibration of the eyelids?

Blepharospasm: Vibration of the eyelids is called blepharospasm. It is often associated with stress and/or fatigue. You should have an eye exam by a physician to make sure there is no underlying eye problem. Botox is sometimes used to treat blepharospasm once it is determined that there is no eye problem causing the eyelids to twitch or vibrate. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids is lower than the other. What is cause and cure?

One of my eyelids is lower than the other. What is cause and cure?

Ptosis: Drooping eyelid can be congenital, caused by birth trauma, acquired muscle weakness or something more serious like eye socket disease or tumor or indicative of neurological problem. Should see your eye md for diagnosis and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sudden bags/folds under my lower eyelids?

What could be the cause of sudden bags/folds under my lower eyelids?

Baggy eyelids: Sudden appearance of swollen, baggy lower eyelids may be associated with fluid retention.
Check your weight for any recent gain and consult your family doctor. Gradual bagginess of the skin of the lower eyelids is often an inherited condition. ...Read more

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Suffering from sudden thickening of lower eyelids. Sleepin for long hours causes more thickenin. Can u please let me know the cause of it? I am 48 years

Suffering from sudden thickening of lower eyelids. Sleepin for long hours causes more thickenin. Can u please let me know the cause of it? I am 48 years

Oculoplastic eval. : Lower eyelid swelling, bags or "thickening" can be caused by several things. You should see an oculoplastic eye surgeon for evaluation. They may recommend warm compresses and cleaning your lids and lashes with baby shampoo to treat blepharitis or surgery to remove excess fat from the lower lids. They may also perform tests to rule out other causes of lower eyelid swelling. ...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

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What causes drooping eyelids?

What causes drooping eyelids?

Ptosis: Drooping eyelids that are symmetrical usually are not dangerous and can be caused by weakness of eyelid elevating muscles or just age. However, might be an indicator of neurological or brain problem. Should see eye md asap to diagnose and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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What is causes the eyelids to twitch continuously on its own?

What is causes the eyelids to twitch continuously on its own?

Blepharospasm: It is usually unknown as to why the eyelid might start twitching. It is important to see an eye doctor to see if there is any other issue going on as well.
If the twitching becomes annoying it can be controlled with botox. ...Read more

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What causes a droopy eyelid?

What causes a droopy eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes a drooping eyelid?

What causes a drooping eyelid?

Usually aging: There are many causes of a drooping eyelid. The most common cause is aging, which can result in the eyelid muscle becoming loose and detached from the eyelid. Other causes include nerve problems, such as a 3rd nerve palsy, horner's syndrome, or myasthenia gravis (these may require urgent evaluation). Children born with drooping eyelids may have weak eyelid muscles. Most causes can be treated. ...Read more

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What causes my eyelid to twitch?

What causes my eyelid to twitch?

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia)are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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What causes bruising on your eyelids?

Valsalva/vomiting: Any prolonged increase in abdominal pressure as in vomiting or severe coughing spells ; the like will cause it. Also, strangulation that does not end in death. ...Read more

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What is cause of droopy eyelids?

What is cause of droopy eyelids?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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My eyelids is so itchy . What's the possible cause?

My eyelids is so itchy . What's the possible cause?

Allergy: You could have an allergic reaction to a lotion or cosmetic product. If the eyelashes are itchy you could irritation of those hair follicles. ...Read more

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My eyelids are infected, what caused it, what more can I do?

My eyelids are infected, what caused it, what more can I do?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What causes slight flutters in the eyelids. How can they be stopped?

What causes slight flutters in the eyelids. How can they be stopped?

Flutters in the eyelids: Fatigue, anxiety, tension and stress have been associated with causing fluttering eyelids. Resolving these issues usually allows this to abate. Correcting a refractive error also will help. ...Read more

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Can crying everyday cause eyelids to thicken and not go down to normal size/shape?

Can crying everyday cause eyelids to thicken and not go down to normal size/shape?

Not likely: I am so sorry that something is making you cry every day. I wouldn't worry about the effect of the excess tears on your eyes. But if something carries you to tears every day, then you should seek help and have that addressed. ...Read more

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What causes orange eyelids. They are not orange all the time. The colour comes and goes. Thank you.?

What causes orange eyelids. They are not orange all the time.  The colour comes and goes. Thank you.?

Orange?: That is very interesting. Do you have a photo to post? There can be yellowing of the eye and the lids related to the liver function, but orange? Tell us more!?! ...Read more

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What causes puffy eyelids?

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 could cause drooping eyelids?

Eyelid drooping: The most common cause of eyelid drooping is related to age. Chonic inflammation of the lids and eyes can also cause eyelid to droop to protect the eye. Previous trauma or neurologic issues can also contribute to eyelid droopiness. To determine the cause, you need to see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes your eyelid to swell up?

What causes your eyelid to swell up?

Many causes: It could be due to an allergy, orbital disease such as graves' disease or orbital inflammation, an infection such as cellulitis, a chalazion (stye), generalized edema, or even an orbital tumor. Proper diagnosis requires a complete exam and testing as indicated. ...Read more

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What would cause my eyelids to twitch?

What would cause my eyelids to twitch?

Myokymia: Usually twitching or flickering of the eyelids is benign myokymia, which can be incited by stress, eye strain, fatigue, or just generalized malaise. Rare to have any brain or eye pathology present. If troublesome, see your eye specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my right eyelid?

What could cause pain in my right eyelid?

Stye or chalazion: Likely a Stye or chalazion. Send a photo to be sure not more serious. Treat according to "lid hygiene" post at eyedoc2020@blogspot. ...Read more

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What would cause freckle on my eyelid rim?

What would cause freckle on my eyelid rim?

Hard to say: If it wasn't there before, it could be from sun damage. I'd get that looked at to make sure. It may need to be removed. ...Read more

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My eyelid at the bottom is hurting what maybe the cause of that?

My eyelid at the bottom is hurting what maybe the cause of that?

Infection: There are many possible causes of eyelid pain, but infections, like styes are common ones. ...Read more

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What causes my lower eyelid drooping?

What causes my lower eyelid drooping?

Many causes: Conciderring your young age, the droop of the lower eyelid could be related to a systemic problem like thyroid dysfunction or a genetic disposition. I suggest to have an exam by your ophthalmologist to determine the cause and rule out systemic or more serious problems. ...Read more

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What are some causes of swollen eyelid?

What are some causes of swollen eyelid?

Many causes: Causes of swollen eyelids include : infectious, allergies, tumors(benign or rarely malignant), vascular formations. ...Read more