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Eyelashes are falling out on both eyes in patches?

Eyelashes are falling out on both eyes in patches?

Some possibilities: There are several possible reasons for eye lash loss. When we age lashes often grow shorter or fall out. Excessive rubbing or even pulling the lashes does not help/ chronic inflammation or infection ( dry eye or blepharitis) may be a cause. ...Read more

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Why is my eye crusty and eyelashes falling out?

Why is my eye crusty and eyelashes falling out?

Blepharitis: The crusting could be a type of inflammation called "blepharitis" or it could be an eye infection. The lashes may be falling out because of the blepharitis, or it may be a sign of an underactive thyroid. You would need to have an eye physician check your crusting eyelids, and you might need a simple blood test to check your thyroid. ...Read more

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Why has my eyelashes falling out on the top lid of one eye?

Why has my eyelashes falling out on the top lid of one eye?

Loss lashes uncommon: Many conditions possible, including herpes zoster, leprosy, hiv/aids, malignant eyelid tumors, lupus, scleroderma, and hypothyroidism. It may occurs via two pathways: scarring and non-scarring, loss of lashes may occur as an isolated finding or together with loss of other body and scalp hair. Blepharitis rarely looses lashes. ...Read more

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My right eyelashes keep falling out(clear difference to the left eye) and there seems to be an almost pressure like feel to my eye. What could this be?

My right eyelashes keep falling out(clear difference to the left eye) and there seems to be an almost pressure like feel to my eye. What could this be?

Pressure EYE: Kelly543, It may well be just that, pressure in the eye called glaucoma. Very unusual at your age group but VERY easily tested by tonometry, so see an EYE SPECIALIST. Make sure the eyes dont crust over in am because a low grade blepharitis can do all of that. See an eye man ! thanks ...Read more

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What happens if an eyelash falls into my eye and under the eyelid? Can't get it out now, will it be there forever?

What happens if an eyelash falls into my eye and under the eyelid? Can't get it out now, will it be there forever?

Not a problem: Eyelashes fall into the eye during the normal renewal cycle daily and frequently. The eye is well equipped to handle these. The moisture softens up the lash and normal tear flow and blinking eliminate the lash. It will be removed from under the upper lid by the same process. The eye has evolved to deal with this without your intervention. ...Read more

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How can eyelashes damage my eyes?

How can  eyelashes damage my eyes?

Infection: The ingrown eyelash can constantly scratch the eye making it susceptible to infection in that area. The chronic scratching can also cause scaring of the cornea, affecting the vision. ...Read more

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Eyelash or eyes that are pink and hurt uncontrollably?

Eyelash or eyes that are pink and hurt uncontrollably?

Ck for allrgy of eye: It is a good idea to rule out allergy of eyes that may be affecting the conjunctiva or the cornea. ...Read more

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What do you do if you frequently have a lot of eyelashes fall into your eyes?

What do you do if you frequently have a lot of eyelashes fall into your eyes?

Losing hair: Calls for evaluation by pcp to rule out organic causes, ex. Low thyroid function. ...Read more