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Scratch Under Eye
Does contractubex work with depressed small scratch under eye 2 months ago not bleeded to make it with the same level of the skin or it is now a scar?
Save your money: Sounds like a scratch needing more time to reach an even color tone. The actual results will be well short of the exaggerated claims by promoters. ...Read more
Small scratch under eye of 4 year old boy 2 months ago still lettel red and depressed, does this will leave scar and if not how long to fade complete?
Scarring possible: A small scratch is more likely to leave what we call " post inflammatory hyper pigmentation" meaning a little dark spot where the scratch was. Depending on skin tone to start with, this may take 6 months to a year to resolve. Sun will tend to darken the pigmentation so be sure and help him with a little suncreen to protect the area. The xinc oxide sticks work well for smaller kids. ...Read more
Small scratch under right eye 2 months ago and still lettel red and depressed, what shall we do to get skin normall or it will be a scar?
May take time: It may still get better on its own with time. But to facilitate the healing, you may use some scar creams that helps with healing. These creams or ointments can be purchased from OTC. You just have to be very careful not to get it inside your eye, which can cause serious irritation. You may want to see an oculofacial plastic surgeon to help with the recovery of the scar as well. ...Read more
See an eye MD:
I don't have enough information. If it is on the eyeball, it could be a variety of things, and if it on the eyelid, it could be other things.
To guess at a diagnosis is of little benefit to your daughter and my best suggestion is to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Superficial scratch wound under the eye, applying antibiotic ointment once a day as directed by doctor, should I be worried about getting in eyes?
Yes: Yes be careful when applying medication around the eyes. ...Read more
My cat scratched me under my eye near the lash line and on the eyelid. What OTC antibiotic can I use?
Eycat scratchconcern: Effective antibiotics can not be purchased without a prescription. My concern would be to ascertain if a claw of the cat did not puncture through the sclera of the eye. This could be a potentially serious trauma. An ophthalmologist should be consulted immediately. ...Read more
Hit by corner under eye. Under eye is swallowing, I see a deep scratch under lower lid/sclera. Ice packs helps. Eye paining when closing eye. Advice.
See your eye doctor: ASAP, meaning oculoplastics surgeon! Eye swelling after being hit can indicate a possible orbital floor fracture & especially if you are seeing a deep scratch. What's behind the scratch is important & u may need orbital xrays or CT scan done to determine the extent of soft tissue/bone injury. If u can't look up, there could be entrapment of fat or eye muscle. May need oral steroids. Don't wait! ...Read more
Does scratch on face left depressed wound under eye 2 months ago will be heal or it is scar in 4 year old boy?
Depends on how large: Or deep the wound is under the eyelid is, or how the wound came to be. Is it blunt trauma? Animal bite? What is the origin. You are at the maximum point of contracture for the wound now. May be good to get a 2nd opinion from University of Cairo Ophthalmology Department. (Contact Dr. Rania Ahmed Salem) who can help you. She is an oculoplastics surgeon in the Department, and an associate professor. ...Read more
My sister has these bright red not raised scratch like marks all over her chest and under eyes. High liver enzymes but said to be ok but getting worse?
Red marks: Your description is not specific for anything specific. Go see a regular doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
a few possibilities: Many people inherit them to some degree, but other times environmental factors such as lack of sleep or allergies of the eye/nasal sinus area can contribute. Getting better sleep and addressing whatever allergies that may have, both in the eyes and in the sinuses, may lessen the dark circles. Less commonly, conditions such as eczema, anemia, or liver disease can cause these circles. ...Read more
Under eye wrinkles: You are way too young to be worrying about this. Use sunscreen/moisturizer daily and concentrate on being the best you can be at whatever you choose to do in life. Wear a hat, play a sport and be happy! ...Read more
Varies by cause: Dark circles under the eyes can be caused by brown pigment in the skin, thinning of the skin so that the blood shows through, or by the shadow cast by a "bag" under the eye, or by a combination. The skin can be lightened by microdermabrasion and skin lighteners. The bag can be surgically improved with a lower lid blepharoplasty. Not much to offer except concealer for thin skin. Good luck! ...Read more
Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be due to lack of sleep, allergies, age, or many other causes. Treatment of allergies if present and getting adequate rest can help some. Cool compresses 2 times a day and makeup coverup can be effective as well. If there is volume loss associated with dark circles, facial filler injections can be considered. Laser skin tightening can be effective in some cases. ...Read more
Dark circles in eyes: There are many causes for circles under eyes to occur: racial, occupational sun exposure, certain glaucoma medications, fatigue, insomnia and the list goes on. Some circles will subside if the cause is a temporary one and is removed. In some cases a lower blepharoplasty (lid tuck), will improve the appearance as the prominent orbital fat is also removed. Cosmetic creams work not as they claim. ...Read more
Dry skin: Dryness under your eyes is usually just that, dry skin. It can also be related to an allergy or even eczema. You can try some simple over the counter facial lotion and see if that helps. If it does not you should see your dr. Who can prescribe you something, usually a mild steroid ointment/cream. ...Read more
Usually don't treat:
Typically no treatment since they will resolve on their own in time, but sometimes your physician or dermatologist may treat. Here is some information:
http://www. Skinsight. Com/adult/milia. Htm ...Read more
Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more