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How can I make eyelids tight again?

How can I make eyelids tight again?

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

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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How can I make my eyelids tight again?

How can I make my eyelids tight again?

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

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Dull headache above right eye for 5 months. Occasional sharp pain. Right eyelid twitches sometimes right side facial muscles are constantly tight.

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

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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.

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 more

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Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness,butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?

Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness,butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?

See a doc : A 1:80 Ana is barely abnormal but seeing a rheumatologist for an evaluation would be a good idea - the eval would include a history and examination and possibly some more detailed blood testing to see if anything important is going on. ...Read more

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Will tazorac (tazarotene) tighten the eyelids?

Will tazorac (tazarotene) tighten the eyelids?

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

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What are double eyelids?

What are  double eyelids?

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 more

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Upper ab tightness and pain?

Be seen: There are many things that could be going on. See a physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes eyelids to swell?

What causes eyelids to swell?

Inflammation: Inflammation from any cause may stimulate lid swelling. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. See your eye doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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