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What doctor do you see for red veins on your eyelids?

What doctor do you see for red veins on your eyelids?

Laser specialist: There are dermatologists and ophthalmologists who specialize in treatment of veins of the eyelids using certain lasers. Treating the upper eyelids with lasers usuallly requires special protective eyeshields that are placed inside the eye along with a protective lubricant and numbing drops. Very important to make sure the doctor is highly experienced and trained to perform these treatments. ...Read more

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Bottom eyelid swollen and red and red on the inner part too- hurts when I blink - what can I do to help? do I need to see a doctor?

Bottom eyelid swollen and red and red on the inner part too- hurts when I blink - what can I do to help? do I need to see a doctor?

Sounds like a sty: I t is treated with warm wet compresses. If it does not clear in a month, it may need to be removed or injected with steroids. Often clears on its own. ...Read more

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So my under eyelid is red and swollen, and it's a little itchy, i don't have insurance so i can't go see a doctor i think it's pink eye what can I do?

So my under eyelid is red and swollen, and it's a little itchy, i don't have insurance so i can't go see a doctor i think it's pink eye what can I do?

Hot compresses: Most of the time pink eye causes the eyeball to be red. If this only involves the eyelid, it is either a stye or a mild skin infection. It is more likely a stye if there is a sore spot on the lid. If so, use hot compresses at least 3 times per day. Keep reheating the washcloth so you get 5-10 minutes of heat every time. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has red,bumpy,scaby like rash located on both of her top eyelids should she see an eye doctor or dermatologist?

My girlfriend has red,bumpy,scaby like rash located on both of her top eyelids should she see an eye doctor or dermatologist?

As a dermatologist: I see eyelid rashes like that all the time, but I am sure an ophthalmologist would be able to help as well. ...Read more

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My inner corner of my eye is been red since june , i see some red vessels and it itch my eye I have seen different doctors but my eye is still the sam?

My inner corner of my eye is been red since june , i see some red vessels and it itch my eye I have seen different doctors but my eye is still the sam?

Red eye: Your description sounds like ocular surface irritation likely due to chronic allergies. I would recommend trying frequent artificial tears and topical allergy drops (over the counter zaditor (ketotifen) works well). If no improvement, see your eye doctor since you may need prescription strength medication to get relief. ...Read more

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Going into 3rd week of left eyelid twitching. Saw optometrist who said eyes are perfect. I saw urgent care to a doctor who said she saw a prominent vein on eyelid.

Going into 3rd week of left eyelid twitching. Saw optometrist who said eyes are perfect. I saw urgent care to a doctor who said she saw a prominent vein on eyelid.

Most likely,: You describe classic eyelid myokymia, a common yet benign condition which may be associated with fatigue, poor sleep, eyestrain, metabolic or chemical imbalances, etc. The vein on your eyelid has nothing to do with this. Suggest you visit your primary care doc and discuss management. ...Read more

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