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I can feel a hordeolum starting up on my lower lid. Is there any OTC treatment?

I can feel a hordeolum starting up on my lower lid. Is there any OTC treatment?

Hot compresses: Start with hot compresses 10 mins at least twice a day. If it does not improve after a week, go see your eye md for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can I use latisse on my lower lashes? I'm afraid that if I use latisse only on my upper lashes, they will be out of proportion to my lower lashes. Can I use the treatment to make the lashes on my lower lid look longer and fuller as well?

Can I use latisse on my lower lashes? I'm afraid that if I use latisse only on my upper lashes, they will be out of proportion to my lower lashes. Can I use the treatment to make the lashes on my lower lid look longer and fuller as well?

Only : Only apply Latisse (bimatoprost) at the base of the upper eyelashes. It is not necessary to apply to the lower lashes because as you blink or sleep the solution will touch the lower lashes. They will not be out of proportion with the upper lashes. ...Read more

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What are the different forms of treatment for lid ptosis?

What are the different forms of treatment for lid ptosis?

EyeLift or Brow lift: In addition to an upper eye lift, you may also be a candidate for a brow lift. The brow lift raises the brow to it's natural position and by doing so, will also lift the upper eyelids. Ricardo rodriguez, md baltimore, maryland. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for a swollen eye lid?

What are treatment options for a swollen eye lid?

Swollen Eye Lid: Warm compress, lid scrubs, possibly topical or even oral antibiotics. Most importantly, it is important to find out the reason or etiology of this lid swelling. A thorough and complete ophthalmologic exam is warranted asap.If there is any discharge an eye culture would be reccomended .A history of any concomitant infection is important to know. Recent cold or uri. Do not ignore this. See dr asap! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of wrinkles below the lash line , . They are near the lash line going downwards ( lower lid ) is there any treatment available?

How can you get rid of wrinkles below the lash line , . They are near the lash line going downwards ( lower lid )  is there any treatment available?

Many options but...: None are perfect. They range from brief temporary fixes like witch hazel found in hemorrhoid pads (yes, it really works) to creams to dermabrasion to laser resurfacing. A lot depends on your dedication and the cost. The over the counter treatments are probably not worth the money. Prescription strength can provide some improvement but require continued use. Lasers work but signifcant recovery. ...Read more

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I am suffering with xanthilosma on my lower part of eye and upper eye lid . please can I now healing treatment for this?

I am suffering with xanthilosma on my lower part of eye and upper eye lid . please can I now healing treatment for this?

Surgery?: I would recommend that you schedule an appointment with an ophthalmologist who specializes in Oculoplastics. He/she will evaluate and give you an idea as to what may be involved with decreasing or eliminating the xanthelasma of your eyelids. Many options including: surgical excision, argon and carbon dioxide laser ablation, chemical cauterization, electrodesiccation, and cryotherapy exist. ...Read more

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30 yr old lady having swelling n itching at medial side of rt eye on upper lid, what the cause n treatment?

Angioedema: It sounds like angioedema but we are always worried when swelling happens around the eye since an infection can lead to serious problems. To be safe, i would recommend seeing a doctor just in case they feel an infection is present. ...Read more

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My 5 month old's eye lids r slightly different 1 sleepier than other!also her right eye slightly crossed!will they be corrected or need treatment?

My 5 month old's eye lids r slightly different 1 sleepier than other!also her right eye slightly crossed!will they be corrected or need treatment?

Treatment: If you haven't already done so, then you should take your child for evaluation to an eye specialist. By your description it is very possible that there is a problem with one of the muscles that controls eye movement. If so, there is treatment. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son has a stye on his upper eye lid. Is there an easy-to-use treatment?

My 2 year old son has a stye on his upper eye lid.  Is there an easy-to-use treatment?

Topical heat: Take a wash cloth, and run it under the warm water tap. Apply it to your eye (if you cannot stand it, wait until it cools a little). Then put it on your son's eye for 3 minutes and do this 5 times per day. This will usually cause the stye to melt away or open and discharge. If still present more than 3-4 days, or worsening, see your pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a tiny lump on my lower eye lid and its a slight brown colour. And corner of eye always blood shot. Does it need treatment. Thank you ?

I have a tiny lump on my lower eye lid and its a slight brown colour. And corner of eye always blood shot. Does it need treatment. Thank you ?

Seek help: Lisa: You need to consult an ophthalmologist about this condition. It may be the result of dry eye (blocked tear ducts) but you need to have a professional look-see. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore on my eye lid what's the most effective treatment?

I have a cold sore on my eye lid what's the most effective treatment?

Nothing to fool with: An ulcer on eyelid needs to be evaluated. Herpes simplex, virus that causes cold sores, is not very common on the eyelid but if there can lead to an infection of the cornea called keratitis. You will need prescription medicine, acyclovir, for either. It may be a meiobian cyst [oil gland for lashes] which usually clears with warm packs and sometimes needs antibiotics & followup eyelid scrubs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment and recovery time for tracitis? Also the skin on my eye lids are peeling and have sore crispy eyes is that linked?

What is the treatment and recovery time for tracitis? Also the skin on my eye lids are peeling and have sore crispy eyes is that linked?

Trichiasis: Misdirected eyelashes (trichiasis) or eyelashes growing from the wrong place (distichiasis) that invert and rub on the surface of the eye (cornea), are very irritating. The symptoms of scratchiness, tearing and pain are common. Sometimes it can lead to a corneal abrasion, infection and scarring. The lashes can be epilated (pulled). If they recur then electrolysis or minor surgical procedure. ...Read more

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I have uncomplicated Xanthelasma on both lower eye lids. Looking for non surgical treatment in NJ preferably using TCA. Anyone know of any NJ doctors?

I have uncomplicated Xanthelasma on both lower eye lids. Looking for non surgical treatment in NJ preferably using TCA. Anyone know of any NJ doctors?

Are you sure?: In my experience, xanthelasma are uncommon on the lower lids. Have you seen an ophthalmologist for evaluation? You should. ...Read more

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What treatment can be used to get rid of a broken blood vessel on the eye lid caused by rubbing the eye to hard?

What treatment can be used to get rid of a broken blood vessel on the eye lid caused by rubbing the eye to hard?

Eye treatment: You MUST go to the nearest Emergency facility and they will determine if you need to be helped in the Emergency Facility or be transferred to the Medical Facility. Please let me know how things go. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more

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Gland swelling at below right eye lid. No pain, but it is red. What is the remedy for it. One doctor prescribed for surgery treatment.

Gland swelling at below right eye lid. No pain, but it is red. What is the remedy for it. One doctor prescribed for surgery treatment.

Wait!: There are small glands (meibomian glands) on the inside of the eyelids that secrete a lubricant & can sometimes get blocked up and swell. But there are no glands below the eyelids. If you don't have eye pain, redness or loss of vision, then watchful waiting for a few days is safer than immediate but possibly unnecessary surgery. Warm compresses and antibiotics may help the healing process. ...Read more

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My DR said I have staph infection on my eye lids and prescribed Clindamycin HCL , 300 MG, 2X day for 5 days. Is this the best treatment?

My DR said I have staph infection on my eye lids and prescribed Clindamycin HCL , 300 MG, 2X day for 5 days. Is this the best treatment?

Hard to say: Your doctor has more information than either of us about your condition. You could consult another doctor or trust the one you have . ...Read more

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I have a suspected chalazion in my lower right eye lid. There is no pain, but is noticeable. I also have slight swelling in the lower lid. Current treatment has been similasan stye eye relief (homepathic) and an allergy eyedrop. I have allergies. A few we

I have a suspected chalazion in my lower right eye lid. There is no pain, but is noticeable. I also have slight swelling in the lower lid. Current treatment has been similasan stye eye relief (homepathic) and an allergy eyedrop. I have allergies. A few we

Often, : Often, a series of hot compresses during the day will work, with shorter duration for each compress. Many of my patients have success with 3 or 4 compresses, 5-10 minutes each session. The potato works well, some patients have mentioned that they have used a hard-boiled egg the same way. This holds heat longer than using a washcloth alone. If this does not work within a week or so, then eye drops, or surgical removal will be successful. See your eye doctor if compresses fail! ...Read more

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