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What is the cause of blisters on the waterline of the eye?

What is the cause of blisters on the waterline of the eye?

Viral: If it looks like a clear blister, you may have a viral infection if it is tender, or contact allergy if it itches. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Kossler
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Hordeolum (Definition)

This is an inflammation of a gland in the lid, analogous to a pimple, in which stagnated secretion becomes infected and sets up a focal inflammation. It is a fancy term for what most ...Read more


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Can a stye cause redness in the corner of your eye and yellow discharge?

Can a stye cause redness in the corner of your eye and yellow discharge?

Yes,if it's draining: The plugged meibomian gland has like a buttery consistency when draining that could be light yellow if draining, which can cause inflammation all around it producing redness temporarily. Use the warm compresses to help it along and leave them on for at least 5-10 minutes with your eyes closed 4 times a day. Use lubricating drops of saline drops. See your eye doctor too! ...Read more

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What causes a stye in the eye lid?

What causes a stye in the eye lid?

Blockage of gland: A stye is when an oil-producing gland in the eyelid becomes blocked and infected. Hot compresses and keeping the eye lid clean are the most effective treatments. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stye on the bottom eye lid?

How to get rid of a stye on the bottom eye lid?

Warm compress: I suggest using cotton ball with warm water for 1-2 minutes 4 times a day. If pain or swelling does not resolve in few days or gets worse see ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What could cause a boil on the skin and on the eye?

What could cause a boil on the skin and on the eye?

Staph infection: The most likely infection is caused by staphylococcus which can cause an infection in the skin and involve the glands of the eyelid. Also rosacea can infect the skin and the eyelid.Vboth are treatable with oral antibiotics. Heat can offerctemporary relief until you can see your doctor for a press riot ion antibiotic. ...Read more

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What doctor will treat a bump on the corner of eye next to nose?

What doctor will treat a bump on the corner of eye next to nose?

Opthalmologist: Sounds like possible chalazion...Possibly lacrimal sac issue also. An eye-md would be best choice to see. ...Read more

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How long does a stye on the top of your eyelid usually last?

How long does a stye on the top of your eyelid usually last?

Few weeks: It should generally resolve over the next few weeks. The key is to use warm compresses 10 minutes at a time to help decompress it. ...Read more

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What's the best medication on gloucoma of the eye after a sucessfull surgry?

What's the best medication on gloucoma of the eye after a sucessfull surgry?

It all depends: If glaucoma surgery is successful, medication may not be necessary. There are several good choices out there, and each has benefits and drawbacks depending on the patient. Your eye doctor should be able to discuss the different medications that you may need, and whether you need medication at all. ...Read more

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What can be done for loose skin on the white of the eyeball in corner of eye? Nearest the nose?

What can be done for loose skin on the white of the eyeball in corner of eye? Nearest the nose?

Caruncle: This is normal, removing this is possible but cosmetically would not look right. The is also the possibility of scarring. ...Read more

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Best type of eye drop for sinusitis related itch, red eyes . worst in the morning. most noticible on the outer edges of eye, away from no nose?

Best type of eye drop for sinusitis related itch, red eyes . worst in the morning. most noticible on the outer edges of eye, away from no nose?

Ocular allergies: For people suffering from allergic related sinus & ocular issues, many available medications are available. For ocular surface itching, you can try zaditor™ Found over the counter twice daily. If eyelid margins feel itchy, moderately warm compresses followed by cleansing the eyelashes and lids with diluted baby shampoo twice daily may alleviate your symptoms. Prior to going to bed, try gel i drops ...Read more

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What causes rid of a stye in your eye?

What causes rid of a stye in your eye?

Warm compresses: Apply a warm wet washclothe to your eyelid four times per day. If this does not cause the stye to resolve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My left eye is very very dry and have this red tick blood line from the corner of my eye to the center of the eye .eye drop not working?

My left eye is very very dry and have this red tick blood line from the corner of my eye to the center of the eye .eye drop not working?

See Eye Doctor: Your history of arthritis may need to be evaluated further to see if it may be related to your eye issues too, as it's possible, depending on the type of arthritis you have. It may be why your eye drops don't work well. Also, unilateral dryness may indicate you need your thyroid worked up as well, and have your lid height, lid lag measured for exposure issues causing dryness. Work with your PCP! ...Read more

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What should a small bump on the rim of the upper eyelid be?

What should a small bump on the rim of the upper eyelid be?

Bumps: These are usually plugged glands. But they can be many other things. Best to have someone look especially if growing or painful and scabbin. ...Read more

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What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant

What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant

This : This is mostly likely a pinqueculum which can occur because of dryness or the effect of uv light from the sun. It is not a reason for concern, but wearing uv protective sunglasses and using tears four times a day should prevent it from worsening. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for a detached retina on the lower part of the eye?

What are treatment options for a detached retina on the lower part of the eye?

Surgery: When the retinal layer peels away from the eye wall (like wall paper), it is detached. When the retina separates like this vision is impaired. Depending on the location and size of the detachment, it can be treated with an in office procedure, called pneumatic retinopexy, or it can be done in the or with vitrectomy and or scleral buckle. Gas or oil may also be used. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a twitch in the bottom lid of one eye?

Time: Usually twitching gets better on its own. There are a few things you can do to help: get more sleep, decrease stress and decrease caffeine intake. More info is available at http://www.2020vision.Com/eye_twitch.Html. ...Read more

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A stie on the eye?

A stie on the eye?

Infection in the lid: A stye is an infection in one of the glands in the eyelid. The treatment is usually warm moist compresses and antibiotic eye drops. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?

Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?

Yes: You likely have a hordeolum (stye) that will resolve with warm compresses. However, if you have difficulty seeing or difficulty moving your eye, you need to seek immediate medical attention in case of a more serious infection. ...Read more

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Eye Health (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sty (Hordeolum) (Definition)

A red, painful lump near the edge of the eyelid that may look like a boil or pimple. ...Read more