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Skin Tak On Eyelid
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
Yes: This condition is usually in older patients and can be removed surgically. ...Read more
Dry skin: Regular facial cleansing with gentle exfolitation followed by eucerin sensitive location. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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 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
Different types: This could be done by a plastic surgeon, ophthalmologist, or possibly a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Sounds like: Excema. You can try over the counter steroid cream. If this does not work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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