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What Happens To Eyelashes Falling Into Eyes
Ever since I started to put castor oil on my eyelashes, they stoped falling and became thicker but will it hurts my eyes if it gets in them?
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
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
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
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 don't crust over in am because a low grade blepharitis can do all of that. See an eye man! Thanks ...Read more
I feel heavy eyes and head no energy. Cant concentrate for long time. My hair is falling when I brush or wash. When I do something I get tired fast.
See a doctor!: Hi. Those symptoms are not specific, and could go along with many conditions. I would check your complete blood count with differential, complete metabolic panel (serum chemistry panel), thyroid function, and anything else that stood out from history and physical exam. Good luck! ...Read more
I would like to find out what is causing my multipal symptoms? My sympomtoms are. Feeling of getting shocked through out my body, feeling of my head spining a lot, numbness in my arms and legs, hard time falling asleep and staying asleep, pain in my eyes,
I: I can understand your frustration, as those symptoms sound very distressing. As you have multiple ongoing symptoms, a complete medical evaluation is warranted. Please seek out a physician. It may help to take a list of your symptoms so that they can review it, along with your past medical history and any medications or supplements you are taking. ...Read more
Other symptoms?: Wavy vision in one eye only after blunt trauma could be due to any number of things including vitreous detachment, retinal tear or detachment, concussive symptoms. If the wavy vision continues to persist, you should have a good dilated eye exam. If any other neurologic symptoms develop, you should see your primary physician or neurologist. If anything changes rapidly, go to the er! ...Read more
Hairs falling, extremely thin on sides&back of head some are barely visible to the naked eye, been on a calorie deficit for 1.5 years, can it be reversed?
Losing hair: Calls for evaluation by pcp to rule out organic causes, ex. Low thyroid function. ...Read more
I have 2-3 eyelashes that grow down and are bothersome. They irritate my eyes. Can I stop them from growing like that?
Trichiasis: Trichiasis is a common eyelid abnormality in which the eyelashes are misdirected and grow inwards toward the eye. They can rub against different parts of the eye which, understandably, is irritating. It can be caused by an eye infection, inflammation of the eyelid, autoimmune conditions or trauma. You can't stop it but offending eyelashes can be removed sometimes with surgery. See your Eye Doctor. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have flickering at cornwr of your eyes it looks like eyelashes flicker but they aren't moovibg?
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
Not a problem: The eyes constantly renew eyelashes and these drop on the cheek and a few into the eye. The clean up mechanisims of the eye can handle this without problem. If you are having constant irritation, it might be something else such as allergy or an ingrown eyelash pointing to the eye. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out. ...Read more
See eye MD: Trichiasis is a condition in which lashes point back toward the eyeball, often causing scratches or lashes in the eye. Another common cause is eye rubbing. See your eye MD to establish the cause. ...Read more
Eyelashes: Don't blink. Lids do.Get a more detailed answer ›
My eyes are red and in pain. When I wake up my eyelashes stick together samething is coming out of my eyes?
My eyes are red and in pain. When I wake up my eyelashes stick together something is coming out of my eyes?
Get an exam: You may have a condition called blepharitis. There are several kinds. You need to see an eye doctor to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
If glasses are so near the eyes so much so that eyelashes touch the glass lens often...does it affect the eyesight /vision in anyway??
No: No, the position of your glasses doesn't adversely affect your eyes, but will alter the proper focus of the light entering through the lenses. Of course it also depends on how strong the prescription is, with extremely high degrees myopia or hyperopia the vertex difference does make a difference. Also the eyelashes do flick moisture onto the lenses altering clarity. You should make sure lenses fit. ...Read more
Eyelashes are turning blonde from root out. I am young -18- so I don't believe it's from aging. I am a redhead but not "fair" (brown eyebrows/eyes)?
Blepharitis: See your eye doctor! Use warm compresses every morning for at least five minutes and also use artificial tears. It also means that your eyes are dry and you're probably doing too much computer work. So you're not blinking enough to lubricate your eyes. So use non-preservative eyedrops to help you out!! Good luck! :) ...Read more
What can be a reason my eyelashes fall? I always feel like trash in my eyes, I usually have a co-worker help me, and he finds 6 eyelashes per day/eye
Hi I put castor oil and coconut oil mix on to my eyelashes, some of it got into my eyes now they are hurting. What should I do?
Not dangerous: It can be helpful to rinse your eyes with tap water at room temperature by splashing water flowing from the tap into open eyes. Natural tearing will also wash the products out eventually, and really this shouldn't take more than few minutes to happen. My guess is that by the time you read this, you'll already feel better. Don't wipe the surface of your eye with any object, or you can do harm. ...Read more
Usually rubbing: Rubbing your eyes or any type of trauma like that may cause your lashes to come out. Not from teary eyes. ...Read more
I have blepharitis for an year and a half now. Eyelids are itchy, in the inner corners of the eyes and in the eyelashes base, please advise!
Is this an allergy?:
See an allergist or ophthalmologist.
Itchiness, tearing and redness may be caused by an allergy. Specific eyes drops may help. ...Read more
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