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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.

Red Rimmed Eyes (Definition)

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 ...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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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What causes a recurring swollen eye in an infant. No redness or discharge. Swelling usually goes down the same day and has happened 3 times in 4 weeks?

What causes a recurring swollen eye in an infant. No redness or discharge. Swelling usually goes down the same day and has happened 3 times in 4 weeks?

May be the tear duct: You do not mention what part of the eye. If it is close to the tear duct, sometimes in newborns and slightly older infants, a tear duct occlusion may cause local swelling to the area.

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Why does my infant have red lines in the whites of her eyes?

Why does my infant have red lines in the whites of her eyes?

From childbirth: Often the pressure built up during the process of childbirth will cause small burst blood vessels in the white part of the eye in both the mother and the infant. This is totally benign and will resolve usually within a few weeks. If there is yellow discharge as well or crusting or it gets worse or doesn't clear, show your health care provider.

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Why are the eyes of harlequin babies red?

Why are the eyes of harlequin babies red?

Poor eyelid closure: In babies with harlequin ichthyosis, the eyelids are not formed properly causing them to turn away from the eye. This causes poor closure leading to dry and red eyes.

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Should there be concern for "red eyes in infant photo? Both eyes are red in photos

Should there be concern for "red eyes in infant photo? Both eyes are red in photos

Hello.: Hello. The pupils look red in photographs because the light from the flash has reflected so that you are seeing the back of the retina. This can be seen in photographs of people of all ages. It is about photographic technique and not about health. Take care.

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My 7m old babies both eyes looks mild red in color&skin surrounding eyelid is little bit swollen from morning. It is on and off. What reasons? Is it worr

My 7m old babies both eyes looks mild red in color&skin surrounding eyelid is little bit swollen from morning. It is on and off. What reasons? Is it worr

Allergic reaction: Your baby may be having allergy to something like linen, blanket which is causing the swelling and redness of eyelids of both eyes. Talk to your doctor and get the baby checked up / treated.

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My baby has a slight temp and her eyes are puffy and a bit red. We gave her the min dosage of infant tylenol (acetaminophen). Mother was slightly ill this week.?

My baby has a slight temp and her eyes are puffy and a bit red. We gave her the min dosage of infant tylenol (acetaminophen). Mother was slightly ill this week.?

Sounds as if: Your baby is also becoming ill. Infants under the age of two months with a rectal temperature of 100.4 or higher should be emergently evaluated and not given Tylenol (acetaminophen). Older infants and children can be offered supportive and comfort care with pain/fever reducers until they have been evaluated by their pediatrician.

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Is there anything we can do to help a baby's excema? My baby is 6mth and has redness only under her eyes. Maybe vaseline? Or cream?

Is there anything we can do to help a baby's excema? My baby is 6mth and has redness only under her eyes. Maybe vaseline? Or cream?

Hydrocortisone 0.5%: But use sparingly as over use may thin the skin permanently on the thinner skin areas like the face and groin.

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My 2.5 month baby started to rub her eyes all the time. She also have some redness on her lid. And she also has red vessel inside her eyes.

My 2.5 month baby started to rub her eyes all the time. She also have some redness on her lid. And she also has red vessel inside her eyes.

Eye allergy: Your baby may have developed an eye allergy probably caused by her stuffed animals, or blanket. Red vessels are blood vessels caused byher eye rubbing.. Remove any possible allergy cause and if necessary pick up some anti allergy eye drops and use twice daily

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My wife had a pin eye. Now my 10month old baby got it. Is it medical emergency. He is normal otherwise. Mild redness both eyes. Any treatment needed?

My wife had a pin eye. Now my 10month old baby got it. Is it medical emergency. He is normal otherwise. Mild redness both eyes. Any treatment needed?

This is not a: Medical emergency. However, at his age, he should be seen by his pediatrician. He may just need treatment with antibiotic drops, but some conjunctivitis (pink eye) is associated with ear infections, even without other symptoms. Since he can't tell you whether or not his ear hurts, he should be examined.

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My child has eczema, have been using desonide on and off for couple weeks. Now eyes are red at times swollen. Is this likely due to allergies or is this probably a side effect? When will redness fade?

My child has eczema, have been using desonide on and off for couple weeks. Now eyes are red at times swollen. Is this likely due to allergies or is this probably a side effect? When will redness fade?

Allergies: Likely allergies. The redness will persist as long the offending agent is present unless your child is on an antihistamine -then it should get better fairly rapidly. An aside, topical steroids (i.e. Desonide) should not be placed around the eyes or mouth unless specifically directed by your physician.

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My 2 year old baby has this problem, there is redness around her eye iris, she crys and sensible to light. What can it be the problem? What can I do

My 2 year old baby has this problem, there is redness around her eye iris, she crys and sensible to light. What can it be the problem? What can I do

Light sensitivity: Call your pediatrician and ask for an immediate referral to a pediatric ophthalmologist, not a general ophthalmologist. Your baby could have some serious inflammation or an infection.

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