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Red Rimmed Eyes (Overview)

This is caused by blepharitis or dandruff of the eyelids. It is typically caused by a staph infection that is almost always curable with antibiotic ointment or eyedrops. Prevention is best accomplished by using one of the over the counter lid scrub formulas such as sterilid foam or occusoft cleansing medicated pads. No tears baby shampoo is an older treatment in scrubbing the closed eyelids.


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How do I treat red-rimmed eyes?

How do I treat red-rimmed eyes?

Lid scrubs: It depends on the cause of the redness. A common cause is blepharitis, which is inflammation and blockage of the oil glands that line the eyelids. The best treatment is to apply warm compresses for a few minutes and then scrub along the lash line using baby shampoo. Repeat this once or twice daily. If the redness doesn't improve after 3-4 weeks, see your eye md to rule out another cause. ...Read more

Red Rimmed Eyes (Overview)

This is caused by blepharitis or dandruff of the eyelids. It is typically caused by a staph infection that is almost always curable with antibiotic ointment or eyedrops. Prevention is best accomplished by using one of the over the counter lid scrub formulas such as sterilid foam or occusoft cleansing medicated pads. No tears baby shampoo is an older treatment in scrubbing the closed eyelids.


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I always have puff and redness on my upper cheeks (under my eyes) how can I get rid of them?

I always have puff and redness on my upper cheeks (under my eyes) how can I get rid of them?

Eye Bags Kidney: Interesting. Usually, they called them eye bags, a sign of poor sleep. I am not convinced with that. In my view, it is a sign of kidney disease. Get checked kidney blood tests & urine for micro-albumin, protein loss.? Diabetes mellitus, ckd. ...Read more

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Treating Crossed Eyes (Checklist)

See a strabismus eye doctor specialist as soon as possible
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Wear glasses as recommended
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Follow patching regimen if prescribed
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Could you tell me what's the best way to avoid red rimmed eyes?

Could you tell me what's the best way to avoid red rimmed eyes?

Heat, age, hygiene: Blepharitis gets worse when its hotter, as people age and as people fail to keep their eyelids clean. Regular lid hygiene (instructed by your doctor) with occaisional topical antibiotics controls it. Bad cases and patients with rosacea (see your doctor for this diagnosis) are often given systemic antibiotics (pills you take by mouth) in addition to topical. Its never cured-its controlled! ...Read more

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How do I treat red-rimmed eyes?

Lid scrubs: It depends on the cause of the redness. A common cause is blepharitis, which is inflammation and blockage of the oil glands that line the eyelids. The best treatment is to apply warm compresses for a few minutes and then scrub along the lash line using baby shampoo. Repeat this once or twice daily. If the redness doesn't improve after 3-4 weeks, see your eye md to rule out another cause. ...Read more

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What to do about red-rimmed eyes?

What to do about red-rimmed eyes?

Blepharitis treatmen: The most common cause is blepharitis, commonly known as "granulated eyelids." this can go thru phases where the lids look quiet and other times red or inflammed. This is like having eczema, or dandruff, along the eyelids and leads to an inflammatory response that gives the redness. There are other causes, including dry eye and emotional upsets, i. E. Crying and rubbing the eye. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Red rimmed eyes?

What is the definition or description of: Red rimmed eyes?

Blepharitis-dandruff: This is caused by blepharitis or dandruff of the eyelids. It is typically caused by a staph infection that is almost always curable with antibiotic ointment or eyedrops. Prevention is best accomplished by using one of the over the counter lid scrub formulas such as sterilid foam or occusoft cleansing medicated pads. No tears baby shampoo is an older treatment in scrubbing the closed eyelids. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to avoid red rimmed eyes?

Heat, age, hygiene: Blepharitis gets worse when its hotter, as people age and as people fail to keep their eyelids clean. Regular lid hygiene (instructed by your doctor) with occaisional topical antibiotics controls it. Bad cases and patients with rosacea (see your doctor for this diagnosis) are often given systemic antibiotics (pills you take by mouth) in addition to topical. Its never cured-its controlled! ...Read more

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How do I treat my red-rimmed eyes from crying?

How do I treat my red-rimmed eyes from crying?

Cold compresses: It goes away without doing anything with time. You might try cold compresses. ...Read more

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Know what to do about red-rimmed eyes from allergies?

Know what to do about red-rimmed eyes from allergies?

Medication: Allergies can cause itching, tearing and redness of the eyes. The best solution is to use medications. See your eye doctor for a recommendation of which drops would be best for you. ...Read more

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My right eye has swollen up red, rims of eyes are itchy. Antihistamine tablets working slowly but I have rough crystallised skin under and side eye?

My right eye has swollen up red, rims of eyes are itchy. Antihistamine tablets working slowly but I have rough crystallised skin under and side eye?

Allergy: This appears to be an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with your eye area (? eye glasses, cosmetics, hair spray). Don't apply any cortisone type cream as only special prescription ophthalmic preparations should be used in those areas in case the cream leaks into the eye. It may be best for you to consult an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How come I always have redness under my eyes?

How come I always have redness under my eyes?

Eyelid redness: Blepharitis is caused by blocked up oil glands which lead to inflammation. Inflammation lead to bleed vessel dilation, fluid accumulation, and secondary puffiness/redness. ...Read more

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How do I relieve redness above eyes and under eyebrows?

How do I relieve redness above eyes and under eyebrows?

Likely eczema: If the skin is dry & itchy this likely eczema. If so, ophthalmic ointment with steroid can be prescribed by an eye care specialist. The oil from inside a vit e capsule may be helpful when applied 1-2x per day. If the area is just generally red, cool compresses may help. If allergic in origin antihistamines may help. If thin skin from aging, then coverup may be the main option. Avoid sun/wind. ...Read more

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How can I remove redness from my eyes without eyedrops?

How can I remove redness from my eyes without eyedrops?

Avoid irritants: Eyes get red because of irritation. So, you could try to avoid things like smoking or being in smoky places, avoid dry or dirty places, don't use eye make up, and get plenty of rest. If all that doesn't work, you may just have to use eye drops. ...Read more

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I have pressure around my eyes and redness what could this be?

I have pressure around my eyes and redness what could this be?

Pressure & eyes red: The most common cause of eye pressure and redness is dryness of the eyes. Other causes include allergy, eye strain, an infection like conjunctivitis or an orbital process like thyroid related orbitipathy. See your eye doctor to check out these symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Eye drops: As long as redness of eyes is related to crying only (and not connected with allergies, glaucoma etc), you may try any of the otc decongestant eye drops on an "as needed" basis. Delve deeper to find out why you are crying and then hiding it frequently :). ...Read more

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Been waking up with crusty/sticky stuff in the eyes for more than a week. Should I be concerned? No redness. Discharge during day.

Been waking up with crusty/sticky stuff in the eyes for more than a week. Should I be concerned? No redness. Discharge during day.

Most likely: Blepharitis. This is an inflammation of the eye lids and lashes. If you have had this that long is is best to be treated after an eye exam by an eye care doctor. ...Read more

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My 18 month old son has had redness on the inside corner of his eyes for more than a week. It's only the insides of his eyes. He is also rubbing them.

My 18 month old son has had redness on the inside corner of his eyes for more than a week. It's only the insides of his eyes. He is also rubbing them.

Allergic eyes: Sounds like his eyes are either irritated or he may have allergies. I would suggest trying claritin (loratadine) each night or benedryl three times daily for a few days and see if his eyes improve. ...Read more

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What causes redness on childs eyes?

What causes redness on childs eyes?

Several things: Irritation from chemicals, allergies or rubbing. Infection can cause red eyes. The chemistry is an inflammtory respones that causes increased blood flow to the area. The triggers as mentioned can be different, ranging from antibiotics to antiinflammtories to cool compresses. ...Read more

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What can cause redness in the eyes?

What can cause redness in the eyes?

Allergy, infection,: There are many causes including allergy, infection, bleeding, trauma, internal inflammation and surface disturbances like tumors and pterygia. The eyes may also be reddened by dryness, contact lens issues, lack of sleep and sun exposure. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and administer proper treatment. ...Read more

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What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

Redness reliever: There is no automatic red out drops. Some over-the-counter drops can provide temporary relief though. You need to see any eye doctor to determine the underlying cause of the eye redness so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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How can I treat chronic redness for eyes?

How can I treat chronic redness for eyes?

Redness is due to: Inflammation causing redness. Artificial tear drops are a temporary, acute treatment for this. An eye drop called Restasis will treat the inflammation and improve redness. Restasis is a prescription drop. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat redness in my eyes?

What can I do to treat redness in my eyes?

Eye rednesa: Depends on the cause. Eye redness can be due to dryness, allergy, infection, or inflammation of the eye. See your eye doctor to determine the cause of the redness. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

Artificial tears: Start with some lubricating artificial tears. Try not to use visine-type drops. Consider going to an eye doctor to find the source of the redness. ...Read more

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How can you treat chronic redness for your eyes?

Many things: Red eyes can be from inflammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid margin. In addition, you may have inflammation on the top of the eye, episcleritis or scleritis or in the front to the eye, irtis. You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need an eye exa. ...Read more

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How can I take the redness away from cried-out eyes?

How can I take the redness away from cried-out eyes?

Tears, time: While crying, the eyes become red. This is mostly caused by engorgement of blood vessels on the white of the eye as part of normal crying. The redness subsides naturally in a matter of minutes to hours (especially if you have been rubbing the eyes while crying). Artificial tears may soothe the sting from excess tears, but will not significantly speed up the resolution of the redness. ...Read more

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How can I make the redness and bags under my eyes go away?

How can I make the redness and bags under my eyes go away?

Beauty sleep: Lack of sleep can cause redness and bags under the eyes. Sleep and relaxation are the best remedy. You can also try regular application of eye serum or cream. Or if you prefer to go au naturelle, you can try applying a slice of cucumber on the eyes for a several minutes. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about redness in the corner of eyes?

Should I be concerned about redness in the corner of eyes?

Redness around eyes: Redness around the eyes is usually due to irritation, most commonly from rubbing of the eyes. As a first step, I suggest that you try lubricating tear drops. It can also be due to an infection of the eyelids themselves. In that case, I suggest that you see your eye doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more