Safe eyelid moisturizer for ocular rosacea - Doctor answers
I have blepharitis and ocular rosacea. Today I noticed clear blister about the size of a pin head where lower lid meets eye. It burst but can see it.
Meibomian gland: Dysfunction from blepharitis can cause meibomian gland cysts to occur. Good lid hygiene with diligent lid scrubs found over the counter is a good start. Your ophthalmologist can treat you with medication or procedures to alleviate the symptoms and sometimes eliminate the cause. ...Read more
Lids v. face: Blepharitis is a dandruff like inflammation of the eyelids causing redness, itching, crusting and sometimes loss of lashes. Rosacea is condition of unknown origin causing redness and crusting of the mid-face and sometimes involving the eyelids. Treatment overlaps between these two conditions and both are treatable. Rosacea can cause permanent skin changes if not dealt with. ...Read more
Can doc tell the difference between ocular rosacea and an allergic reaction? (trigger uncertain.) Burning sensation. Prickly lids. Have facial rosacea
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes. Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?
Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies. Treatment?
Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red an ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes! " no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rosacea: Any doctor can but the best would be a skin specialist like a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. There are many treatments for rosecea and these specialists are involved in doing all of them ...Read more
I'm having trouble finding a face moisturizer with rosacea? What cc an I use? I have many already.
What daily moisturizer can I use that won't make my rosacea worse? Specific examples would be helpful! Thanks!
Hi, I am a 19 year old suffer from rosacea. I used skinoren, rosex, specialized sunblock for the redness and a moisturizer. These where given by a der?
What is the best kind of non-prescription daily moisturizer with sun-screen in it for people with minor rosacea to use?
What's best way to reduce redness in face after a shower? Showering makes my rosacea flare up badly. Moisturizer seems to make worse/sustain it.
I have some rosacea, but skin just got blotchy, felt taut & extra dry & red. Using moisturizer seemed to make it worse. What are other options?
Many options.: There are many options for moisturizing your skin. I like to have my patients use coconut oil as a moisturizer. It usually works great and is usually not irritating the the skin or eye. Good luck! ...Read more
What can be causing the skin on my eyebrows and eyelid to itch sometimes? I also noticed a small dry patch on brow bone. Moisturizer makes it worse.
Dry flaky skin around the eyelids. How do I treat it without steroids. Do I let it dry and flake or keep putting moisturizer?
I have a very naturally red face and want to know how to treat it. I moisturize everyday and know that it's not eczema or rosacea.?
Need more info: Dermatological problems are difficult to diagnose over the internet. My suggestion is to see your family physician and have him/her refer you to a dermatologist as this redness could be anything. ...Read more
Using metronidazole (netrogel) on face for rosacea. However, I also have this breakout around my eyes. Is it ok to use around my eye?
See your doctor: Metronidazole gel is meant for use on the skin. Because it is not an ophthalmic preparation, it is generally not recommended to apply on or near the eyelid. If your breakout is near your eyelids, have your doctor evaluate it to determine if you have ocular rosacea or seborrhiec dermatitis of the eyes. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer