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Tightness In Eyelid
Why are they loose?: At 34, your eyelids should be just fine. If you have floppy eyelid syndrome, then there are other variables associated with your eyelids that have to be taken into account with the eyelid condition. If you don't have that, and feel that your eyelids are too loose, and you're tearing too much, then that needs to be investigated further by your eye doctor. Lots of variables to consider first. ...Read more
Try cosmetics: Once the skin of the eyelids beomes loose there is no natural way to tighten them. Eyelid creams by Loreal, Kiehl, Lancome and Avon will give temporary tightening. Surgery, called a blepharoplasty, should give you a more permanent effect. Stay away from laser. Too dangerous near the eyes. Have the surgery performed by an oculoplastc ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Dull headache above right eye for 5 months. Occasional sharp pain. Right eyelid twitches sometimes right side facial muscles are constantly tight.
TTH: Tension-type headache are recurrent episodes of headache lasting minutes to days. The pain is typically described as dull, achy, nonpulsatile, pressing or tightening. The management of tth consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. It is a treatable condition. Rec. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for proper evaluation. ...Read more
Hi, I lost voice after taking cough syrup but am also having slow sporadic eyelid twitches, are these related? Have tight chest and sore throat.
No: Cough syrup does NOT cause the loss of vocal function. The symptoms, except the sporadic eyelid twitches, are most likely the result of a viral infection. These types of infections respond to conservative treatment and your immune system. If the symptoms persist for more than 3 weeks, consult your primary doctor. I can not emphasize enough not to take an antibiotic for these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness,butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?
No, not really: Tazorac (tazarotene) is used for acne and mild sun damage. It is a third-generation prescription topical retinoid sold as a cream or gel, usually applied at bedtime after washing your face. Don't use it if you are pregnant or have a chance of becoming pregnant. Dry skin is a common side effect. It does not tighten the eyelids. You can consult an oculoplastic surgeon or plastic surgeon about tightening the lids. ...Read more
Yes: Canthoplasty and/or canthopexy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Western eyelid: Eyelids which have a higher crease are said to be double eyelids. In caucasians, the eyelid crease is 7-10mm above the eyelashes and when open there are two distinct portions of the lid separated by a crease. In asian eyelids, the crease is generally much lower, often so low that even when open, the crease disappears by the eyelashes. Double eyelid surgery creates a higher crease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers