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Safe Eyelid Moisturizer For Ocular Rosacea
Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?
Dry eyes n blepharitis. Seen 2 eye doc. Always give FML, (fluorometholone) lubricants. Sick of frequent eye inflammation, use eye drops daily n clean eyelid. Any cure?
The short answer is: yes, you can treat the blepharitis with a variety of treatments. The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises a variety of treatments depending upon the etiology (cause) of your blepharitis. This can range from eyelid hygiene with OTC lid scrubs or baby shampoo, to topical and even oral antibiotic treatment. Have your ophthalmologist look at the margins to identify the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need Evaluation: Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry area could be a sign of an early skin cancer. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for a evaluation. Additional be careful with applying any cream too close to the eye as this can cause eye irritation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is more beneficial for under eye dryness: eye cream with hyaluronic acid or eye cream with peptides?
Hyaluronic acid: If there is sufficient hyaluronic acid to cause skin hydration, that would be the preferred product. There will not be enough peptides in any formulation to be helpful and peptides will not hydrate or be absorbed in any way. They are totally a marketing ploy with no value. ...Read more
I doing lid compress-massage-hygiene + use artificial tears for mgd n dry eyes.But lid margin n eye crner skin is still itch+have many blisters.Help?
Other modes of: Treatment for this, need to coordinate which is best for you. These include Doxycycline or Minocin (minocycline) pills for 1-2 months, fish oil gel caps or even Restasis drops may help. There is ciurrently a procedure called lipiflow tha t can help but is very expensive and needs repeating every 6 months or so. ...Read more
Unproven & unknown: Similasan eye drops for allergy is a homeopathic remedy containing 3 substances that cause eye irritation. Homeopathy involves using highly diluted substances which cause symptoms when concentrated. Because similasan is so dilute that the risk of adverse effect is quite low. The effectiveness of homeopathic remedies remains controversial & unproven. Still if it works for you, that's great. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
27yo.Been precscribed Epiduo for face acne, used it 3 months.Ruined my eyelids skin, now im using elidel (pimecrolimus) for eyelids dermatitis but is not improving.
Keep it moist: Please avoid epiduo around the eye, Epiduo is mixture of Retinoid and Benzoyl perdoxde, it's very irritant to the skin especially around the eye. You can use it separately and make sure wash the benzoyl right away. For your lids pls wash it with cold water and place either Shea oil, Coconut oil or Vaseline A&D ointment to keep the skin moist. Stop other creams or treatments. Keep it sample ...Read more
Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?
Not likely : Steroid eye drops, like prednisolone acetate, are not to be used without careful eye physician supervision. Although steroidal anti-inflammatory drops are extremely potent & effective at treating many ocular inflammatory conditions, they are Not routinely used for ocular allergies. Antihistamine eye drops or pills are safer and can be used more often. These may help puffiness/circles but mayB not ...Read more
Yes: If you use many tear drops every day you may want to consider a preservative free drop. Some people become allergic to the preservative in larger tear drop bottles. If you are using more that a couple of drops a day see your ophthalmologist to determine the type of dry eye disease you have to come up with a customized treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor recommendation for eyelid surgery to reduce staring/under eye bags from thyroid eye disease.Can anyone recommend an eyelid surgeon? Thanks
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
Papulopustular rosacea well controlled by Soolantra. Now have eye symptoms (see above) in both eyes. Is this ocular rosacea or age related dy eyes? What is the defining difference? Also treated for two bacterial infections in last three months.
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
Could rosacea and ocular rosacea cause an elevated Total Complement (CH50)?
I am healthy, very active, feel great.
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
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?
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
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