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Lower Eyelid Spasm
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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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
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
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?
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers