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Spot On Inside Of Lower Eyelid
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Could be a stye: See your ophthalmologist to evaluate this and make sure it is nothing more serious. ...Read more
I've had a white spot on the rim of my lower eyelid for the last 2 months. It is small but noticeable and it doesn't hurt. What is this & how to treat?
Inclusion cyst: What u describe ads being painless fits a skin inclusion cyst. It can be easily needled out by your ophthalmologist. It could also be an inflamed meibomian gland but that it has a little pain and is yellowish. ...Read more
Black spot on lower inner eyelid. It is only visible when I pull the lower eyelid down. What could it be? No pain or irritation.
Have it checked: While many pigment spots on the eyelid or inner conjunctiva tissue can be benign or safe, some, just like changes anywhere on the skin, can be serious and need treatment. Best to have it examined by an eye MD & get some photos so the area can be compared over time if that's necessary too. Also, protect the eyes from ultraviolet damage & risks by using quality UV protection sunglasses. ...Read more
Black spot on lower inner eyelid. It is only visable when I pull the lower eyelid down. What could it be? Going to opthamologist asap
Plugged Duct: If the black spot is located in the corner of your eye near your nose it could be a blocked lacrimal duct. Put warm compress (not hot) over eye and see if it improves while you wait for your ophthalmologist appt. ...Read more
I have a red spot in my lower eyelid. Now I see a little white stringy fluid around it. Should I be worried? Should I just let it pass?
I have 3 really tiny white spots located under my lower eyelid (where I put my eyeliner on) and those spots itch like crazy at times. Should I see an eye dr or dermatologist for it or is there something I do myself to stop the itchiness?
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I have a white bump on the inside of lower eyelid close to the nose. It is causing my eye to swell down to the cheek bone and waking up with that eye matted shut. After a hot shower the eye waters for hours. What could be the cause? And what to do about I
Eye: This could be a plugged up eyelid gland, either a sweat gland (sty) or oil gland (chalazion). The usual treatment for both is hot packs applied to the site. If not better with that in a few days or if there is redness to the eye and/or discharge, you should get it checked by a doctor. ...Read more
Main concerns relate to under-correction (not enough fat/skin removed or muscle not tightened adequately) or over-correction (too much fat/skin removed). The result may be less improvement than desired with under-correction versus hollowing, rounding or a pulled-down appearance with over-correction.
Much more serious problems such as muscle injury or vision loss are very rare, fortunately. ...Read more
Picture: Do you have a picture to share? ...Read more
Any mass or lumps?: If so use moist heat, wet cloth., over the area for 10 minutes and repeat 3-4 times a day. If concerned please have this examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Make an appointment: With an ophthalmologist (eye md) to have it removed. ...Read more
I have a meibomium cyst on my lower eyelid. Dr said it should go in couple of months. 9 months later and I still have it, what should I do?
Open and drain: If it is bothering you it can be opened and drained or removed in a five minute office procedure. Otherwise there is no harm in leaving it alone. I assume you have used hot compresses four times daily as well as a mild antibiotic drop at acute onset already. If not, that is still worth a one week trial. ...Read more
Have hardness left in lower eyelid after large chalazion removed fairly sure it not still there as no gunk coming out any way of removing it please?
See eye doctor: It may still be there but walled off and no longer draining and may have to be opened again. Use warm compress four times a day for 10 minutes and make appointment to see your eye doc to see if it needs topical, oral, or surgical correction. ...Read more
Had a little bump in lower eyelid since one year. I try everything but it don't go itself. I don't want to get it surgically removed. Plz help. Thanks?
Probably Stye: If this occurred rather suddenly, it probably is a stye, which is a blocked oil gland of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread to adjacent tissues leading to cellulitis. Most of these styes respond to very warm compresses 3-4 times/day for 10' followed by gentle massage with a washcloth containing a small amount of baby shampoo. After a week, the stye should nearly resolve. ...Read more
Many causes: Conciderring your young age, the droop of the lower eyelid could be related to a systemic problem like thyroid dysfunction or a genetic disposition. I suggest to have an exam by your ophthalmologist to determine the cause and rule out systemic or more serious problems. ...Read more
Varies: Really depends on geographic market, type of surgical approach, type of anesthesia and choice of facility. Surgeons fees will vary ranging from a lower figure for a simple "skin pinch" lower eyelid lift to a higher figure for an external approach lower eyelid lift or a complex reconstruction of the lower eyelid. Remember this is a very delicate operation... ...Read more
Swelling and bruising is common, which lasts about 7-14 days.
Generally there is not much pain associated.
Discuss with your surgeon for details. ...Read more