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What does it mean if my one eyelid starts to droop?

What does it mean if my one eyelid starts to droop?

See an eye doctor: New lid droop always needs to be evaluated. Although most of the time it is benign, there may be conditions that have to be addressed. Often, medical or surgical treatment can help, so don't delay seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is a dry patch on my eyelid?

What does it mean when there is a dry patch on my eyelid?

Depends: This could be an allergic reaction or a general inflammatory condition such as eczema or dermatitis. Generally, lubrication with ointment or very thin layer with otc Hydrocortisone cream can help. If it persists or worsens, you should see an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it mean to have a type of crust on the eyelid?

Can you tell me what it mean to have a type of crust on the eyelid?

Blepharitis: Eyelid margin disease is a common and chronic condition caused by inflammation of the eyelids referred to as blepharitis or meibomitis. This condition frequently occurs in people who have a tendency toward oily skin, dandruff or dry eyes. Swollen or red eyelids; burning, stinging, or itchy eyelids; blurry vision that comes and goes; scales or skin flakes at the bottom of the eyelashes; "sleep.". ...Read more

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What does it mean when the inner part of your eyelids are purple?

What does it mean when the inner part of your eyelids are purple?

Veins?: Sometimes this can be a prominent vein in your thin lower lid skin or it can come from mild fat herniation thru the orbital septum of the lower lid.This commonly occurs with age but not always. This prominent fat can give " shadows" under certain lighting conditions. Best to have an ophthalmologist check this and he/she may ask for a second opinion from an oculoplastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when you have itchy eyelids and flakes all day ?

What dose it mean when you have itchy eyelids and flakes all day ?

Blepharitis: Most likely this is blepharitis, chronic crusting, itching, flaking of the eyelids/lid margins. Often this is associated with dryness, grittiness, burning and redness of the eyes. Try using hot compresses each am and a gentle lid scrub (dilute baby shampoo or a wipe like ocusoft) to control, but if symtpoms persist an eye doctor can provide further help/treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a third eyelid?

Some animals: Have this membrane that closes before the lids. Humans do not have these. ...Read more

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What can a red dry patch on my eyelid mean?

What can a red dry patch on my eyelid mean?

Dermatitis: Usually seborrheic dermatitis. Try using vaseline for a few days. If not improved you may benefit from seeing your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid. What could it mean?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid. What could it mean?

Many causes: There are many different causes of swollen lids from allergies, to styes to infections. See your eye doctor for a complete examination. ...Read more

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My eyelids are constantly burning and they have turned dark red/purple, what does this mean?

My eyelids are constantly burning and they have turned dark red/purple, what does this mean?

Allergies: Most likely this is related to seasonal allergies. Try some over the counter eye drops, but if you do not feel better in a few days, go see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What does dryness on eyelids and under eyes mean?

What does dryness on eyelids and under eyes mean?

Dry skin: Dryness under your eyes is usually just that, dry skin. It can also be related to an allergy or even eczema. You can try some simple over the counter facial lotion and see if that helps. If it does not you should see your dr. Who can prescribe you something, usually a mild steroid ointment/cream. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eyebrow/eyelid droops periodically?

What does it mean if my eyebrow/eyelid droops periodically?

You live in gravity: There are many causes of this, but it primarily is caused by living in gravity. Don't blame it on age! There can be problems with the muscles in the eyelid or eyebrow. An oculoplastic surgeon is the best to diagnose this. Look at www.ASOPRS.org. ...Read more

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I've just developed small purple spots on the top and bottom of my eyelid, what does this mean?, will this go away?

I've just developed small purple spots on the top and bottom of my eyelid, what does this mean?, will this go away?

Have it checked by : Your eye doctor under a slit lamp. That would be the best to see what it actually is for diagnosis. Hard to say from this as you need to provide more info and medical and ocular history. How long it's been going on? Which eye or both eyes? What exposure to anything, previous infections? These are all important considerations. Take care. Good luck now. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

Eyelid answer: Sometimes the eyelid muscles become tired and they twitch. This is called blepharospasm and it is normally benign. http://www.neurocuro.com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more

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Lately my eyes have been burning like they have a sunburn underneath my eyelids. What does this mean?

Lately my eyes have been burning like they have a sunburn underneath my eyelids. What does this mean?

Probable dry eyes: Assuming that no other injury or infection has occurred, the most common cause of your irritation is dry eyes. Dry eyes can occur at any age, but tend to worsen as we get older. Treatment should begin with a thorough eye examination, followed by artificial tears 4 times per day. If you do not notice a significant improvement quickly, have your eye doctor re-evaluate your treatment options. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have random twitching of the upper right eyelid. This has been going on randomly for 2wks. Thanks?

Fasciculations : Or twitches usually are not serious and are self-limiting/temporary. It may be related to stress, anxiety, medication side effects. If it persists or worsens, go see your dr. ...Read more

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I want to have eyelids, to be blunt i'm a monolid, which means that I have no crease in my eye. Whatsoever. How can I get this fixed?

I want to have eyelids, to be blunt i'm a monolid, which means that I have no crease in my eye. Whatsoever. How can I get this fixed?

Yes: People of asian origin often lack a lid fold in the upper lid. In addition, there are various congenital conditions that may include an absent upper lid fold. Lid folds can be created with ophthalmic plastic surgical techniques.Sian. ...Read more

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What does eyelid twitching mean?

What does eyelid twitching mean?

Myokymia: Random twitching of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, lack of sleep. ...Read more

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Could swollen, red eyelids mean an allergy to my skin lotion?

Could swollen, red eyelids mean an allergy to my skin lotion?

It could: The eye lids are very sensitive to contact allergens and many skin lotions have ingredients that are known to be contact allergens. I would recommend evaluation by an allergist to test for contact allergens. ...Read more

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My lower eyelid has been twitching for 4 days what could this mean?

My lower eyelid has been twitching for 4 days what could this mean?

Eye twitch: In the lids there exists a muscle that is called mueller's muscle. It responds to your circulating adrenaline, whose production by the body happens in response to stress. Local conditions such as cysts, concretions (calcium deposit) may be a physical cause that may induce mueller;s muscle to twitch. To stop it eliminate the cause of it, see your eye doc (ophthalmologist), . ...Read more

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What does a squeaking eyeball sound mean when you close your eyelid?

What does a squeaking eyeball sound mean when you close your eyelid?

Usually benign: A not uncommon symptom that is benign. Can be from micro air trapping, conjunctival congestion, dryness ; other mechanical local factors. Try optive refresh otc tears. ...Read more

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My daughter has a large stye on her upper eyelid and it's been there for nearly 2weeks. What does it mean when a stye turns black?

My daughter has a large stye on her upper eyelid and it's been there for nearly 2weeks. What does it mean when a stye turns black?

Breakthrough: A stye is a pus filled gland of the lid. If untreated, it will enlarge and eventually breaks through to the surface. If the area is not cleaned - and they are commonly tender at this stage - the material passing through to the outside can oxidize and turn dark to black. This should be cleaned with warm soaks and this may help clear it up. Otherwise see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reverse Asian eyelid surgery? I don't mean fix a bad surgery, i mean actually make my lids look like they did before Asian eyelid surgery? .

Is it possible to reverse Asian eyelid surgery? I don't mean fix a bad surgery, i mean actually make my lids look like they did before Asian eyelid surgery?

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Asian blepahroplasty: Reversing Asian blepharoplasty is difficult. With scarring present, it would be almost impossible to restore your eyelids to their preoperative appearance. Have your eyelids evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in these procedures. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when you have itchy eyelids and eye shadow?

Contact allergy?: Do u mean that u have itchy eyelids after u apply eye shadow? If yes, you probably have contact allergy to your eye shadow! see an allergist or dermatologist for patch testing to find out what chemical u r allergic to. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What could this mean?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What could this mean?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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Itchiness under eyes? On my lower eyelids what does this mean and how do I get rid of it?

Itchiness under eyes? On my lower eyelids what does this mean and how do I get rid of it?

Most likely...: Blepharitis is the most likely problem, followed by allergy. Go to www.2020visiin.Com/blepharitis.Html for more info and to learn how to treat. ...Read more

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My right side corner of my eyebrow is swollen and a little bit on top right side of my eyelid, when I push pressure it hurts what does it mean?

My right side corner of my eyebrow is swollen and a little bit on top right side of my eyelid, when I push pressure it hurts what does it mean?

See physician: These symptoms can be from a variety of causes from simple viral illness, to a stye to a bacterial infection by the brow driving into the lid. I rec you go to your doctor and until then warm soaks ...Read more