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Can I take botox for drooping upper eyelid (ptosis)?

Can I take botox for drooping upper eyelid (ptosis)?

Botox for ptosis: I do not recommend using Botox in this case, as it will relax the muscles that are keeping your lids open, which will result in worse ptosis. I would instead suggest seeing a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area for possible eyelid surgery. ...Read more

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Drooping Eyelid (Definition)

Drooping eyelid (ptosis or blepharoptosis) = border of the upper eyelid sags ...Read more


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Is it really possible to get my drooping upper eyelid corrected?I am suffering from ptosis and my eyes had been operated through cosmetic surgery

Is it really possible to get my drooping upper eyelid corrected?I am suffering from ptosis and my eyes had been operated through cosmetic surgery

Probably Yes.: Depending on your specific situation, it is likely that your situation can be improved upon. Make sure you consult with well experienced board certified plastic or ocular plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in your situation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for drooping eyelid?

What is the best treatment for drooping eyelid?

Drooping: There are different causes of drooping of eyelids: congenital, allergies, normal physiologic variation, myasthenia, other neurological causes like bells palsy, allergic reaction. To treat it is important to know the cause. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my drooping eyelid?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my drooping eyelid?

Internet: I have seen small adhesive pieces for sale on the internet that you can attach to the upper eyelid. Of course, you have to remove and replace them each day. ...Read more

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Harsh pain and pressure in upper eyelid, what is this and treatment?

Harsh pain and pressure in upper eyelid, what is this and treatment?

Probably sty: If your upper eyelid has a red pimple like pustule with surrounding redness and pain, it probably is a sty (see picture). If not see an Eye MD. Try moderately hot compresses 4-6 times /day for several days to decompress the pustule and ease the swelling. If this resolve the problem, then it was likely a sty. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi i have problem in upper eyelid which has swollen and no pain. What is the root cause and treatment to cure that. ?

Hi 
i have problem in upper eyelid which has swollen and no pain. What is the root cause and treatment to cure that. ?

Many possibilities: Swelling without pain can be from many causes - tumor, allergic reaction, blocked eyelid gland, inflammation, infection. If it does not go away in a day or two, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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One of my upper eyelid is more heavier. The skin feels more down than before. It has gotten more puffier (fat pad). I'm young. Cause and treatment?

One of my upper eyelid is more heavier. The skin feels more down than before. It has gotten more puffier (fat pad). I'm young. Cause and treatment?

Upper lid: How much do you weigh & can you send us a photo of your lids and pupils (as you look to distance & not at camera)? This will help us determine cause & be sure it is not a more serious issue. ...Read more

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Wat causes stye under the upper eyelid n what is the treatment?

Wat causes stye under the upper eyelid n what is the treatment?

Warm compress: A sty is a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. The ducts get blocked. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Have developed pimple on innerside of my upper eyelid few hours after ipl treatment of my face is it because of ipl.my other is beating from many days?

Have developed pimple on innerside of my upper eyelid few hours after ipl treatment of my face is it because of ipl.my other is beating from many days?

Hordeolum/stye: is caused by an infection or blockage of the duct of one of the meibomian glands in the margin of the eyelid. It is more common after rubbing and friction of the eyelids or eyelashes, esp with eye allergy, chronic blepharitis and with contaminated eye make up. It is possible that the ipl caused the eyes to dry out and become irritated, and connected that way. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with drooping eyelid in my left eye. I have been having headaches on and off, although I am not having one right now.

I woke up this morning with drooping eyelid in my left eye. I have been having headaches on and off, although I am not having one right now.

Ptosis: sounds like ptosis (a weakness of the levator muscle in the eylid) Headaches suggestive of inflammatory process. Bells palsy can look similar but it is seldom isolated only to the eyelid. Have your situation evaluated by MD. Your condition is not normal and could have other causes ...Read more

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A swelling(lump)on my left upper eyelid,round hard tender,i had such lumps before 7-8times last summer,wt is it?chalazion?treatment n prevention?dtail

A swelling(lump)on my left upper eyelid,round hard tender,i had such lumps before 7-8times last summer,wt is it?chalazion?treatment n prevention?dtail

Chalazion : Yes you guessed correctly. Chalazion is a tear duct obstruction. Need hot compresses daily. It may take weeks to resolve. If it persists or recurrences see Optholmology for incision and drainage. ...Read more

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A drop of hot cooking oil splashed on my upper eyelid and now it is swollen , what do I do?? any quick remedies?

A drop of hot cooking oil splashed on my upper eyelid and now it is swollen , what do I do?? any quick remedies?

Cooking oil burns: Splattered hot cooking oil is dangerous and often causes second degree burns. First aid includes covering the source of the oil or backing away from the stove, and putting cold water or a cold pack on the burn. A doctor needs to check the burn if the burn is more than just a few oil droplets. Hydrocortisone cream for a few days can help decrease inflammation. Antibiotic cream may be needed. ...Read more

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What could cause your upper eyelid to swell?

What could cause your upper eyelid to swell?

? stye: Many issues can cause an upper eyelid to swell. Try using artificial tears, ointment at night, warm compresses. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What does a drooping eyelid look like?

Like it sounds: The upper eyelid is lower than usual. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a ball on my upper eyelid?

What to do if I have a ball on my upper eyelid?

Warm compresses help: You need to see your eye doctor immediately, if you have a foreign object UNDER your lid, so they can evert your lid, and retrieve the foreign object. If it's a stye or looks like a ball at the edge of your lid, then it's non-emergent and can wait until you get to the eye dr. A warm compress for 10-15 minutes 4 times a day can help decompress it. Not hot, just warm! Be kind to your eye! ...Read more

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What could be causing my upper eyelid to be swollen?

What could be causing my upper eyelid to be swollen?

Infection / allergy: Swelling of the upper eyelid could be from an infected oil gland or skin glan, from a blocked oil gland (stye or chalazion), from allergy, from an insect bite or exposure, and from edema related to lying down. Infections are usually painful, tender and diffuse, while a stye is more like a non-tender lump. Allergy usually is associated with itching. Also, blepharitis is a chronic low grade infection. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get drooping eyelid?

How common is it for somebody to get drooping eyelid?

Drooping eyelid: This problem is common. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What should a small bump on the rim of the upper eyelid be?

Bumps: These are usually plugged glands. But they can be many other things. Best to have someone look especially if growing or painful and scabbin. ...Read more

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My upper eyelid is swollen and a bit redish, what could that be and what to do?

My upper eyelid is swollen and a bit redish, what could that be and what to do?

See an eye MD: Although it may be a minimal problems, there are several things that may cause eyelid swelling and redness. It is best to schedule an appointment with an eye care specialist to examine you and determine the cause. ...Read more

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