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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 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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Why do I always boil on my lower eyelid?

Why do I always boil on my lower eyelid?

Blockage?: You may have a blocked duct or pore that makes the area susceptible to boil/stye formation. ...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