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Puffy Eyelids (Definition)

"puffy eyelids" can refer to swelling of the tissues around the eyes from numerous causes, including allergy, edema (fluid retention), sinus disease, and even infection. Some people will have prolapse of orbital fat herniating into the eyelids causing a continually puffy appearance. Thyroid related orbital disease can ...Read more


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How to get rid of puffy eyes?

How to get rid of puffy eyes?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors. Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake. http://www.eyehealthweb.com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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How to get rid of 'puffy eyes'?

How to get rid of 'puffy eyes'?

Reduce salt and : Tomatoes in your diet. You may be experiencing subclinical food allergies too, and should probably be tested for common food items such as soy, corn, potato, wheat allergies. Also, you may need to sleep with a pillow that isn't flat, so gravity can help the lymphatics from your eyelids. ...Read more

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How to get rid of puffy nipples?

How to get rid of puffy nipples?

Nipples: At age 45 and with puffy nipples it is time to see a gynecologist. Can't guarantee that puffy nipples can be helped but if you don't ask you for sure won't get. ...Read more

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How to get rid of under eye puffiness?

How to get rid of under eye puffiness?

Depends: This can result from several causes. Angioedema can be hereditary and this has to b e addressed. It is common in middle to older age to have edema of the lower lids from fluid accumulation while recumbent. This will lessen as you get up and walk around each day. Some is due to weakening of the barriers between the orbital fat and the lids with age. See your ophthalmologist to sort out. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of drooping eyelids?

How can I get rid of drooping eyelids?

Find cause first: See your opthalamologist first to establish a diagnosis and determine the cause. This may be one of the first indications of a serious underlying diseased. In most instances it is generally due to aging and repair will depend on the severity with some requiring a tuck of the muscle and other procedures reattaching the muscle. When the muscle has failed altogether, other muscles may be used. ...Read more

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How to get rid of red eyes?

How to get rid of red eyes?

Red eyes treatment: Sometimes there can be an underlying dry eye condition or an inflammation of the eyes lids called blepharitis or meibomian gland dysfunction can cause red eyes. LipifFlow is a procedure that can help treat these causes of red eyes. I developed a surgery called I-BRITE eye whitening that can help remove excessive red blood vessels. You can learn more here: www.WhiterEyes.com ...Read more

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How to get rid of eyebags?

How to get rid of eyebags?

Bags: Eyes can get bags due to a number of reasons including allergies, crying, salty food, sleeping on the belly, and lack of sleep. The skin under the eyes is some of the thinnest in the entire body. It is very susceptible to fluid shifts. Thus, rubbing the eyes, heavy eye makeup and drinking alcohol can also make them worse. More rarely, it could be thyroid or kidney problems. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of puffy swollen eye lids?

How can I get rid of puffy swollen eye lids?

Eyelid puffiness: Depending on the appearance of the eyelids, there are different treatment options. If the puffiness is from fluid retention, a low salt diet may help. If it is from fat protrusion, this can be camouflaged with filler or can be repositioned with an eyelid lift. ...Read more

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How to get rid of undereye circles?

How to get rid of undereye circles?

It's difficult: Some dark circles appear so due to excess or drooping lid skin. This is often treated with surgery. Occasionally, fillers can be placed in the area around the lids to diminish the appearance of the bags. If you have only the dark circles, it is difficult to treat. Cosmetics can conceal it, and laser procedures are marginally helpful. An oculoplastic surgeon can give you an idea of your options. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bags under eyes?

How to get rid of bags under eyes?

Lid surgery: Bags under the eyes are caused by changes in the skin thickness and elasticity. Although there are cosmetics that can conceal the appearance, the most effective treatment is either to surgically correct the bags or place filler agents under the skin below the bags in order to "inflate" the skin around them. This is not permanent but is less invasive than a lid tuck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bags under eyes?

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How to get rid of bags under eyes?

Bags: If you have bags under the eyes, you may not be getting enough sleep. Try to get 8 hours of sleep per night. Limit alcohol intake before bedtime. If the bags persist, see your local oculoplastic specialist for possible eyelid surgery. ...Read more

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How to get rid of drooping eyelids when tired?

How to get rid of drooping eyelids when tired?

Depend on cause: Drooping eyelid when tired can be due to heaviness of excess skin and fat which is the most commun cause and can be corrected with blepharoplasty. Can also be due to weak levator muscle and myastenia gravis should be rulled out by your doctor. In absence of mg, the muscle can be tightened with surgery to aleviate the problem. Drooping eyebrow can also creat similar situation and can be corrected. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of puffy eyes?

What's the best way to get rid of puffy eyes?

Puffy eyes: Puffy eyes are not always the result of allergic reactions thyroid disease, certain forms of muscle disease, chronic obstructive lung disease, wearing CPAP mask for sleep apnea and occasionally some forms of dermatitis can result in puffy eyes this needs to be checked to differentiate a benign cause from a more serious one. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen eyes from crying?

How to get rid of swollen eyes from crying?

Ice: Place someaathing cold over your eyes and the swelling with be decreased. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pink eye?

How to get rid of pink eye?

Pink eye: Pink eye (conjunctivitis) refers to redness on the white of the eye and the insides of the lids caused by irritation, allergy, infection and others (glaucoma, etc). Irritation or foreign body just needs irrigation of the eye with clean water. Allergy, - antihistamines. Bacterial infection - antibiotics. Viral - antibiotics plus steroid eye drops. Ophthalmologists usually prescribe steroid eye drop. ...Read more

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How to get rid of red eyes quickly?

How to get rid of red eyes quickly?

Depends: First the cause of the red eye need to be diagnosed. The red eye could be secondary to many reasons. Red eye could be from dry eyes, allergy, blepharitis, sun damage, inflammation, infection etc. If its from dry eye or allergy then artificial tears, allergy drops, lid hygiene and omega 3 will help. Other causes will need medical attention. ...Read more

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How to get rid of yellow eyes?

How to get rid of yellow eyes?

Find out why they: Are yellow. Yellow eyes, icteric sclera, can mean liver disease first and foremost. Have your primary care doctor do blood tests for liver function. ...Read more

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How to get rid of really dry and itchy eyelids?

How to get rid of really dry and itchy eyelids?

Eczema: Chronically red and itchy eyelid skin usually falls under the name of eczema. This is treated with emollients and the judicious use of topical steroids. If this is short term it might be due to allergic exposure or related to rosacea. Check with a dermatologist for the distinction and for long term treatment. ...Read more

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How can people get rid of sagging eyelids?

How can people get rid of sagging eyelids?

Surgery: There is a standard procedure termed blepharoplasty for this condition. If yours eyes and eyelids are otherwise normal, this can be a very satisfactory procedure although frequently not covered by insurance as they consider it cosmetic. ...Read more

Eyelid Swelling (Definition)

Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is ...Read more