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What could cause a sudden spasm of my lower eyelid under 1 eye? it's not due to tiredness or stress as far as I know. also have had daily headaches.

What could cause a sudden spasm of my lower eyelid under 1 eye? it's not due to tiredness or stress as far as I know. also have had daily headaches.

Myokymia: most common causes of lid fluttering are stress, fatigue, caffeine intake, rarely eye strain or hyperthyroidism. Usually the problem is self limited and resolves spontaneously. Occasionally it may be a precursor of benign blepharospasm or other disorders that respond to Botox therapy. ...Read more

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My mother (60 yrs old) has facial muscle spasm near lower eyelid for 1-2 weeks each time, 2-3 times a year for the last few years. how can she prevent?

My mother (60 yrs old) has facial muscle spasm near lower eyelid for 1-2 weeks each time, 2-3 times a year for the last few years. how can she prevent?

Hemifacial spasm: is irregular twitching or spasm of the muscles on one side of the face. The first symptom is usually an intermittent spasm of the lower eyelid muscle that can lead to forced closure of the eye. The treatment of choice is injection of botulinum toxin type A (Botox). Rec.: see a neurologist for definitive diagnosis, lab tests, imaging (MRI_MRA) and management. ...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 can cause a hole on your lower eyelid?

What can cause a hole on your lower eyelid?

Hole Lower Eyelid: Send a photo: could be infection, cancer; unlikely to be stye or chalazia. ...Read more

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What to do about a growth on the lower eyelid?

What to do about a growth on the lower eyelid?

Get checked: Most of these are benign but only an ophthalmologist examining you will be able to say for sure. ...Read more

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I have a knot on my lower eyelid n i'm not sure what it is?

I have a knot on my lower eyelid n i'm not sure what it is?

A stye in your eye: Probably a stye... A bit like a pimple in our on the eyelid. Many can be treated by your family doctor with warm compresses and antibiotic eye drops. Some need to be drained and removed, usually by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What're the problems surrounding a lower eyelid lift?

What're the problems surrounding a lower eyelid lift?

Generally Safe: Main concerns relate to under-correction (not enough fat/skin removed or muscle not tightened adequately) or over-correction (too much fat/skin removed). The result may be less improvement than desired with under-correction versus hollowing, rounding or a pulled-down appearance with over-correction. Much more serious problems such as muscle injury or vision loss are very rare, fortunately. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bump under my lower eyelid, what can it be?

What to do if I have a bump under my lower eyelid, what can it be?

Chalazion cyst: Could be a blocked pore in the skin of the eyelid known as a chalazion cyst. Warm compresses are usually all that is required. No medications needed. If it gets very red and swollen then sometimes oral antibiotics are indicated. ...Read more

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If its advisable to have both upper and lower eyelid lift together?

If its advisable to have both upper and lower eyelid lift together?

Common: If you do not have dry eyes then both upper and lower lids can be treated with surgery at the same time. ...Read more

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I have a redness in my inside lower eyelid and please suggest me possible solution ?

Any mass or lumps?: If so use moist heat, wet cloth., over the area for 10 minutes and repeat 3-4 times a day. If concerned please have this examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a meibomium cyst on my lower eyelid. Dr said it should go in couple of months. 9 months later and I still have it, what should I do?

I have a meibomium cyst on my lower eyelid. Dr said it should go in couple of months.  9 months later and I still have it,  what should I do?

Open and drain: if it is bothering you it can be opened and drained or removed in a five minute office procedure. Otherwise there is no harm in leaving it alone. I assume you have used hot compresses four times daily as well as a mild antibiotic drop at acute onset already. If not, that is still worth a one week trial. ...Read more

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Have hardness left in lower eyelid after large chalazion removed fairly sure it not still there as no gunk coming out any way of removing it please?

Have hardness left in lower eyelid after large chalazion removed fairly sure it not still there as no gunk coming out any way of removing it please?

See eye doctor: It may still be there but walled off and no longer draining and may have to be opened again. Use warm compress four times a day for 10 minutes and make appointment to see your eye doc to see if it needs topical, oral, or surgical correction. ...Read more

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Had a little bump in lower eyelid since one year. i try everything but it don't go itself . i dont want to get it surgically removed. plz help.thanks?

Had a little bump in lower eyelid since one year. i try everything but it don't go itself . i dont want to get it surgically removed. plz help.thanks?

Difficult to say: It is difficult to diagnose you without seeing the lesion in person. You may have a hordeolum or chalazion which sometimes respond to antibiotic therapy. A papilloma is also a possibility - these sometimes require surgical excision ...Read more

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What could the blackhead like dot on my lower eyelid be?

What could the blackhead like dot on my lower eyelid be?

Blackhead: You have probably made your own diagnosis. The dot may be a plugged oil gland called an open comedone. It might also be a small mole or freckle like lesion called a lentigo. If it's growing, it needs to be checked by a skin specialist to be sure it's not an early melanoma. ...Read more

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How much does lower eyelid surgery cost?

How much does lower eyelid surgery cost?

Varies: Really depends on geographic market, type of surgical approach, type of anesthesia and choice of facility. Surgeons fees will vary ranging from a lower figure for a simple "skin pinch" lower eyelid lift to a higher figure for an external approach lower eyelid lift or a complex reconstruction of the lower eyelid. Remember this is a very delicate operation... ...Read more

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