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How can I fix eyelid skin damage?

How can I fix eyelid skin damage?

Blepharoplasty: If you mean loose wrinkled eyelid skin with the upper lid draping over the lashes the correction is a surgical procedure, a blepharoplasty. ...Read more

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What cause the little white head bumps on eyelids?

What cause the little white head bumps on eyelids?

Milia: These are probably tiny cysts called milia however you should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation to make sure this is the problem. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have extra skin under the eyelid?

Is it possible to have extra skin under the eyelid?

Yes: This condition is usually in older patients and can be removed surgically. ...Read more

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I scratched the skin under my eyelid what can help it to heal?

I scratched the skin under my eyelid what can help it to heal?

OTC antibiotic cream: Superficial wounds best rx'd with simple cleaning ; otc polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) brand antibiotic ointment 3-4x/day lightly over area. Seek care if it worsens. ...Read more

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Any recommendations for creams to treat flakey, dry skin on eyelids and face?

Dry skin: Regular facial cleansing with gentle exfolitation followed by eucerin sensitive location. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best for lines, undereye puffiness, and sensitive skin on the lower eyelids?

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What is the best for lines, undereye puffiness, and sensitive skin on the lower eyelids?

Eye senstivity: Before treating the wrinkles I would do patch testing to see if I could find the cause of the skin ' sensitivity'. I may be a contact dermatitis. So we try to find the specific skin allergen. Pixel laser is very helpful for removing fine eye wrinkes and darkness in the appropriate patient. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

All kinds of lumps: Lumps on the eyelids can be just skin tags (easily removed) signs of a cholesterol problem (important to fix) or something else. Usually a family, internal medicine or skin doctor will be able to tell what you have and if it is important to treat. ...Read more

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What is cause of loose skin around eyelids?

What is cause of loose skin around eyelids?

Typically aging...: Excess skin is generally a problem in the upper eyelids. In the lower eyelids, the problem is almost never excess skin but rather fat that is protruding along with descent of the cheek tissues. ...Read more

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Help! I have severely dry flaky skin on eyelids?

Help! I have severely dry flaky skin on eyelids?

Flaky lids: Should be evaluated by eye doc. It may be blepharitis a simple lid infection or something more. ...Read more

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What is causing the flaking skin around my eyelids?

Contact dermatitis?: Dry desquamation of the eyelid skin is not an uncommon finding in peri-ocular topical dermatitis. The culprit is often a new detergent or soap product, but can be other toxicants. Seborrheic dermatitis is also possible, and a visit to a qualified dermatologist or ophthalmologist should render a diagnosis, and possibly treatment with an ointment. Untreated, pigment changes can ensue. ...Read more

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What can I do for brown skin spots above my eyelids?

Depend on cause: An oculoplastic surgeon or dermatologist can determine the cause of pigmented brown spots. Most often these are seborrheic keratosis or pigmented papillomas, they can be easily removed. If they are large freckles, they are more prone to reoccur. Consult your doctor as previously advised. ...Read more

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What's the procedure to remove skin tags from the eyelid?

Depends on size: I usually use a sharp westcott or vannas and bishop harmon. Usually steristrip and no suture. ...Read more

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Please help! I have extra skin on my eyelid, only 20 years old?

Please help! I have extra skin on my eyelid, only 20 years old?

One or both lids?: See your ophthalmologist to evaluate whether this is how your lids have grown or whether there is some condition needing attention. Excess eyelid skin is uncommon at your age but can be surgically removed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have extra skin on my eyelid, only 20 years old.?

Not sure if you're 20 or 49: YO, as you list both ages! You may want to see an oculoplastic surgeon and have your eyelids evaluated, if you think you have extra skin there. If you're 49, you may have age-related changes showing up. If you're 20 years old, I'm not sure where the extra skin would be coming from? So have the eye specialist look at this, and give their professional opinion. ...Read more

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How to treat dermatitis around eyelids and the skin where eyebrows are?

How to treat dermatitis around eyelids and the skin where eyebrows are?

Topical corticostero: Topical corticosteroid cream of low potency such as Hydrocortisone 1% for starters. If this does not help then you need to see a physician who can prescribe temporarity a slightly stronger corticosteroid. If chronic than you need a steroid sparing product such as Elidel (pimecrolimus) or protopic. ...Read more

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I have a black dot on the corner of my eyelid. It’s on the skin and I have no clue what it is?

I have a black dot on the corner of my eyelid. It’s on the skin and I have no clue what it is?

See Dermatologist.: A new black dot on the skin is not to be taken lightly. Go see a Dermatologist for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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I was hit in the head with a softball on yesterday. The swelling is gone but now around my eyelid is puffy?

I was hit in the head with a softball on yesterday. The swelling is gone but now around my eyelid is puffy?

Eyelid swelling: After an injury like this it is not uncommon to have swelling in the eyelids as the fluid associated with the site of impact settles to the eyelid area via lymphatic vessels. It will even flow from one side of the face to the other. More importantly one must rule out closed head injury or concussions along with local injury to any tissues invloved, especially to the eye if this is appropriate. ...Read more

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Skin on my eyelids has been red and inflamed and feels itchy and achy for unknown reason. This symptom has been showing time after time.

Skin on eyelids red: May be eczema, psoriasis, rosacea (if elsewhere on face) or blepharitis - eyelid inflammation caused by bacterial/fungal/parasite infection meibomian gland dysfunction. Warms compresses and gentle removal of debris is important. Eye drops like Systane prevent dryness. May need antibiotics. F/u/ w/ optometrist /ophthalmologist.

http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/conditions/blepharitis. Htm ...Read more

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Why do my eyelids randomly get swollen and itchy and red? It stays that way around 3-4 days and when it goes away the skin is dry and flaky.

Allergy: Could be allergy to enviormental factors or seasonal allergy. Makeup can also be a factor as the amount of metals, especially nickel can vary from one batch to another and can cause the changes in the skin. See an ophthalmologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have sticky skin on my eyelids, front of my neck, and behind my knees. It's not "sticky skin syndrome", it doesn't happen when it's wet.?

Sticky Skin: If you skin is sticky when damp, but not when completely dry, you have something called acquired cutaneous adherence, or sticky skin syndrome. Sometimes it's caused by medication and sometimes not. It seems to be very rare and not much is known about it. ...Read more

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I am having recurrent itchy and flaky skin on eyelids. I thought it was due to makeup but I stopped using makeup for 3 weeks now but still flaky/itch?

I am having recurrent itchy and flaky skin on eyelids. I thought it was due to makeup but I stopped using makeup for 3 weeks now but still flaky/itch?

Some other allergen?: You could have contact dermatitis from nail cosmetics (& inadvertently brush the eyelids with the nails) or latex gloves or other chemicals.
You can continue being ‘self detective’ or could benefit from patch testing ...Read more

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How do you cure dry peely skin on eyelids?

Peeling: Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream but if not getting better after a week, you should consider an allergic reaction to eye make up or see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My head feels foggy, some pain, heavy eyelids even tho I've slept over 8 hours...

My head feels foggy, some pain, heavy eyelids even tho I've slept over 8 hours...

Headache: It may be an upper respiratory viral illness or sinusitis. Try to rest and drink plenty of fluids. See your healthcare provider if symptoms do not subside within 2 days or if they worsen at any time. ...Read more

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I put on fan to cool my skin (summer) but my eyelids become drier than it already is. Is it really because of the fan? (wind) what do you recommend

If you live in areas: With low humidity, your eyes can get dry not because of the fan. You can try heating pads or warm compresses which can help warm up the oils in the eyelid. You may need prescription eye drops or punctual plugs. You can try otc artificial tears. Find out what is causing your eyes to dry up. Some medications that you may be taking can cause dry eyes, too. Please consult with your ste doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor removes skin tags from eyelids?

What kind of doctor removes skin tags from eyelids?

Different types: This could be done by a plastic surgeon, ophthalmologist, or possibly a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Anything to help blepharitis or similiar eyelids skin dryness?

Anything to help blepharitis or similiar eyelids skin dryness?

Lid hygiene: Keep the edge of the eyelid (where one would apply eye liner) clean. You can do this with baby shampoo. Close the eyes gently, do not squeeze, then clean the lids and lashes with baby shampoo and warm water and rinse well. If this alone does not solve the problem, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a patch of rough skin on my eyelid, what is it?

Sounds like: Excema. You can try over the counter steroid cream. If this does not work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What's an effective treament for a flaky dry skin rash on one of my eyelids?

What's an effective treament for a flaky dry skin rash on one of my eyelids?

See an eye doc: First step is to get a diagnosis. There are multiple issues that could cause what you describe. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more