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How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

Correct fat /fluid: Typical age related swelling is due to loosening of overlying skin or it can be from excess fluid in the body. Hence swelling is worst in the morning due to lying flat, fluid just collects in the loose skin and underlying fat while asleep. The stretching and loosening of skin and underlying fat requires blepharoplasty (cosmetic eye lid surgery) however check with md for kidney function. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes = puffiness or edema/ excess fluid ...Read more


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How do you know if your glands are swollen under your chin?

How do you know if your glands are swollen under your  chin?

Evaluation by a : Doctor. If you think there is a swelling in the neck, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you get swollen eyelids?

How do you get swollen eyelids?

Multiple reasons: Fluid accumulates in the eyelids from multiple reasons mainly, inflammation and inflammation. ...Read more

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So how can you tell if your glands swollen?

So how can you tell if your glands swollen?

Glands: Lymph nodes typically cannot be felt if they have never been involved in an infection. So if you can feel them then they are swollen. ...Read more

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How do your eyes become bloodshot?

How do your eyes become bloodshot?

Irritation: The front of the eye is well vascularized with fairly small vessels. These are very responsive to irritation, allergy, any type of eye illness or trauma and will respond by dilating and causing the eyes to look red. This will disappear with a time span depending upon the cause. ...Read more

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What do you do when u have styes on your eye lids?

Hot compresses: Styles usually go away without the need of antibiotics. To speed up the process, you can apply warm/hot compresses to the eye and keep it clean. ...Read more

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What do you do when your eye is swollen from allergies?

What do you do when your eye is swollen from allergies?

Eye drops: There are anti-allergy eye drops available. These drops typically contain anti-histamine in them which reduces eye-redness. With regards to swelling, ice should help. ...Read more

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How much time do I need to do the "lazy eye, eye exercise" to make it better?

How much time do I need to do the "lazy eye, eye exercise" to make it better?

Lazy eye: the sooner you diagnose lazy eyes, the better the outcome. If diagnosed after the age of 6, the recovery is not well. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have swollen feet, how do you get them back to normal?

I'm just wondering, if you have swollen feet, how do you get them back to normal?

Root Cause Dependent: Depends on the root cause of the problem. If it is simply from standing all day, then elevating the extremities on 2 pillows above heart level at end of day should suffice. If this is due to other causes (heart disease, kidney failure, high blood pressure, vascular disease or injuries to both lower extremities) then this will not work. If any of these, have your pcp evaluate. ...Read more

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Are your eyes supposed to burn when you put on contacts? If so, what do you do?

Are your eyes supposed to burn when you put on contacts?  If so, what do you do?

They could.: When you initially place contacts on, your eyes can feel as if they burn. If this occurs, place a rewetting or artificial tear drop in your eye right after placing the contact. This should relieve the symptom. You can also move the contact over to one side and then recenter it to see if that relieves the burning. Do not use visine "red eye" drops. You can use visine tears. ...Read more

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Can't see as far as i should. Do they dilate your eyes everytime you go in for glasses? How bad is the pain? How do you get over reflex to close eyes?

Can't see as far as i should. Do they dilate your eyes everytime you go in for glasses? How bad is the pain? How do you get over reflex to close eyes?

good refraction: Yes dilating is necessary for a good refraction for glasses. No pain just mild sting. To avoid closing eyes when applying drops look up and pull lower lid gently down. ...Read more

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How can our eyes see things and what has happened to your eyes if you are nearsighted?

How can our eyes see things and what has happened to your eyes if you are nearsighted?

Nearsightness: means the focusing parts of your eyes are naturally too strong. This make the distance vision blurry and the near vision clear. Glasses can help readjust the focusing power of your eyes, so that distance vision can also be clear. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eyelashes are sore and you can't keep your eyes open?

What does it mean when your eyelashes are sore and you can't keep your eyes open?

Blepharitis: see your eye doctor! Use warm compresses every morning for at least five minutes and also use artificial tears. It also means that your eyes are dry and you're probably doing too much computer work. So you're not blinking enough to lubricate your eyes. So use non-preservative eyedrops to help you out!! Good luck!:) ...Read more

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How do you aim your nasal spray in your nose how do you use it ?

How do you aim your nasal spray in your nose how do you use it ?

Nasal sprays : Nasal steroid sprays used for rhinitis should be used consistently (meaning every day). They do not work if you skip doses. Point them outward and back ( like towards your ear on the same side you are spraying). Don't sniff too hard or the liquid will run down your throat. ...Read more

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What to do if your eyes are losing its moisture?

What to do if your eyes are losing its moisture?

Artificial tears: There are many problems that are lubricants that you can buy without a prescription. However,if it doesn't clear up on its own,follow up with an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! what do you call the colours you see when you rub your eyes?

Need doctor's help! what do you call the colours you see when you rub your eyes?

Pressure Phosphenes: These are called "pressure phosphenes, " which are caused by stimulating the cells of the retina due to the pressure of rubbing the eyes. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How do you apply eye drops to your eyes without missing?

This is how:: Lean your head back. Pull hard on your lower lid. Look up. Put bottle over eye and squeeze it. Practice makes perfect. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eyes tiny red veins how do I make them go away?

What do you suggest if my eyes tiny red veins how do I make them go away?

Nix (permethrin) the cause: Tiny blood vessels on the eyes are necessary, and are more prominent in some people than others. You cannot completely eliminate them. Eliminating the cause of what is engorging them will minimize their appearance. Allergies, inadequate sleep, drugs and alcohol, infection and irritation from pollution or contact lenses are common causes. ...Read more

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How do you tell if your lips will bruise?

How do you tell if your lips will bruise?

Pain and swelling: Usually, if they are going to bruise from trauma, ther will bee pain and swelling after the trauma. Bruising usually comes a day or two later. ...Read more