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Doctor insights on: My Eyelashes Are Losing Their Colour

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Can you lose you eyelashes as you age?

Yes: And there are many other reasons people can lose eyelashes as well. ...Read more

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What could cause me to lose eyelashes?

What could cause me to lose eyelashes?

A few possibilities: Inflammation, tumor, autoimmune disease, self-inflicted. See an ophthalmologist to determine what's going on. ...Read more

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How can a person lose all their eyelashes?

How can a person lose all their eyelashes?

Eyelash loss: Certain drugs (chemotherapy), habits (tic disorders) and hormonal problems are some examples of causes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of losing eyelashes? Thanks

What are the causes of losing eyelashes? Thanks

Eyelash loss: Trauma, trichotillomania (pychosis related to pulling out eyelashes), lid neoplasms, chronic blepharitis, malnutrition, thyroid abnormalities, etc. ...Read more

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I am losing eyelashes. Around 4-5 a day. Is that normal?

I am losing eyelashes. Around 4-5 a day. Is that normal?

Probably not: Some eyelash loss over time is normal but it sounds like you are losing more than the expected normal amount. You need to avoid rubbing your lids, no pulling your lashes, eat a balanced diet, have your doctor check your thyroid levels, and see an eye doctor to rule out other disease that may be causing this issue. ...Read more

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I'm losing a lot of eyelashes so how do I get them to grow back quickly?

I'm losing a lot of eyelashes so how do I get them to grow back quickly?

Latisse (bimatoprost): First consideration is do you have medical condition that is causing this such as hypothyroidism, or are you take medications which are causing a side effect. If there is no underlying cause pres ription Latisse (bimatoprost) can regrow thin eyelashes. Ssince it is prescription only you would be evaluated for the read on for the thinning eyelashes. ...Read more

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My eyelashes are falling. I am losing around 4-5 a day. Is this normal? How can I stop this?

My eyelashes are falling. I am losing around 4-5 a day. Is this normal? How can I stop this?

Blepharitis: Inflammation of the oil glands of the eyelids is one possible explanation for eyelashes falling out. You should see your eye md and consider using latisse (bimatoprost). ...Read more

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Losing eyelashes - doctors can't figure out the cause! What should I do?

See another dr: You should see an ophthalmologist or dermatologist for this problem. ...Read more

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If I lose one or 2 eyelash a day and then see little ones growing beneath it is that normal?

If I lose one or 2 eyelash a day and then see little ones growing beneath it is that normal?

Yes: Eyelashes mature, fallout, and then replace themselves throughout life, albeit the process slows down with time. ...Read more

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What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

Lots of causes: Eyelashes fall out as we age, but can also happen with allergies, eyelid inflammation, infection, low thyroid hormone, poor diet and trauma. See an ophthalmologist to help in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I lose so many eyelashes every day? I lose about 2-4 everyday and this started about 2 months ago. I am nowhere near the age to be losing hair.

Why do I lose so many eyelashes every day? I lose about 2-4 everyday and this started about 2 months ago. I am nowhere near the age to be losing hair.

Normal sequence: Eyelashes grow on a cycle that is irregular so that some are growing, some fully grown and some falling out on a roughly 3 month cycle. So if you pay attention, you will lose a few each day but they will always grow back if all else is normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you lose 6 eyelashes from one eye at one time is it bad should I be worried and what should I do?

What does it mean when you lose 6 eyelashes from one eye at one time is it bad should I be worried and what should I do?

Loss of eyebows: You could have seborrhoic dermatitis, eczema or psoriasis affecting your eyebrows. Another cause may be strictly mecanical from rubbing your eyes because of allergies. Consult your doctor or dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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Do teary eyes cause you to lose eyelashes, or do the lashes come out due to eye-rubbing?

Do teary eyes cause you to lose eyelashes, or do the lashes come out due to eye-rubbing?

Usually rubbing: Rubbing your eyes or any type of trauma like that may cause your lashes to come out. Not from teary eyes. ...Read more

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At random moments my eye start to burn and then I start to cry, is it possible I'm losing my eyelashes at a young age? When I feel them they feel short

At random moments my eye start to burn and then I start to cry, is it possible I'm losing my eyelashes at a young age? When I feel them they feel short

Unlikely: Losing eyelashes through shedding is not all too uncommon however if you notice a discernible difference and thinning you should see a dermatologist as there are treatments for this. ...Read more

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Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Yes. In a good way: Your head does shrink when you lose weight. But your self esteem enlarges. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I lose weight will my head get smaller?

Can you tell me if I lose weight will my head get smaller?

See below: Your head will not shrink but your face will look thinner as fat all over your body, including your face, chin, and neck, is burned off. ...Read more

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I'm losing so much hair from the front and sides to the back of my head?

I'm losing so much hair from the front and sides to the back of my head?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, hair transplantation, etc, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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When it's time for bed, many thoughts roam through my head causing me to lose sleep. How can I fix this?

When it's time for bed, many thoughts roam through my head causing me to lose sleep. How can I fix this?

Anxious ruminations: Try deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation when you are ready to retire. A combination of melatonin and Buspar (buspirone) can also be great! ...Read more

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When I lay down on my bed with my head on certain position my head spin also when I stand suddenly l lose balance?

When I lay down on my bed with my head on certain position my head spin also when I stand suddenly l lose balance?

BPPV: This is likely benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Annoying as heck, but not to worry about. It is due to crystals that have gotten out of position in the inner ear and they usually work their way back into place. You will notice specific sides/directions when turning or getting out of bed a certain side will set it off.
Give it a bit of time, and if not better, see MD! ...Read more

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Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?

Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?

See your doctor: It is very common for anxiety to manifest as physical symptoms. These physical symptoms can be scary because they mimic serious medical conditions such as a heart attack. Go see your doctor for a physical exam. Once physical problems such as thyroid disease or heart disease are ruled out, your doctor can recommend treatment for your anxiety such as medication and therapy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My mind and head feels blank, I can't seem to think or anything, it feels like something is eating away in my head and I'm scared of losing my mind..

My mind and head feels blank, I can't seem to think or anything, it feels like something is eating away in my head and I'm scared of losing my mind..

Lossofconcentration: It sounds as if you are having trouble concentrating? Are you taking any medication? Sometimes depression can manifest as the symptoms you are describing, other times anxiety can produce these feelings. See your doctor to talk about these feelings for an in depth opinion. Many people feel like you do at times in their life, don`t be afraid to ask for help. ...Read more

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How to lose fat from my head?

How to lose fat from my head?

This is a: Bad joke....if that's what it is!!


More details (besides someone calling you a :fathead"!) ...Read more