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White Sore On Eyelid
Bumps: Bumps inside eyelid could be a clogged gland: meibomian or sweat gland. Send photo or consult with us to see what best treatment is for you. ...Read more
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs for blepharitis or stye. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor to figure this out. ...Read more
Evaluation: Most likely, if there was no history of trauma, this is probably an early stye. Try treating it with frequent applications of heated washcloths from the tap, and if it persists or there is some change in the structure of the lid, see your ophthalmologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Contact lenses can cause irritation of the conjunctiva, which is the pink skin on the inside of your eyelids. Over time you can develop giant papillary conjunctivitis, which can make the eyelids sore and make wearing lenses difficult. This is treated with a combination of allergy drops, topical steroids and a holiday from lens wear. ...Read more
Hi I have like yellow things growing on my eyelids can you tell me what they are. They where very small but now getin bigger. Not sore like ?
Xanthelasmata?: Accumulations of cholesterol under the skin appear yellow and are called xanthelasmata. These are benign but unsightly. They can be removed surgically by an oculoplastics surgeon, but a laboratory work-up for hyperlipidemia is indicated. Other possibilities include viral lesions, molluscum contagiosum, hordeola/chalazia, and so forth. See an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis and possible referral. ...Read more
That easy...: Your ophthalmologist is likely best equipped to address problems with your eyelids. ...Read more
Hordeolum?: Does it look like this?Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a constant symmetrical reddening and swelling around the eyelids corners for 6 months. I have no allergies, no itching or soreness. Any clues?
My left bottom eyelid was sore yesterday & now it's swollen. It's a sharp pain when I blink & dull any other time. I wear make sometimes. What to do?
Stye: At your age, this is most likely a beginning of a stye. Treat this with frequent (4-5 times per day) very warm washcloths applied for 4 minutes at a time. This will usually break the cycle. If this is persistent over two weeks, then see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
My eyelid was puffy when i woke up this morning, what can I do? When i woke up this morning my upper eyelid was puffy and sore. How can I get the inflammation to go away?
Your : Your symptoms suggest a stye, or blocked eyelid gland. The best treatment is warm compresses with a moist washcloth for several minutes four times daily. This will usually give improvement within one or two days. If your eyelid does not improve, you will need to see your ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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My inner eyelid has white bump and sore. after a week, the bump was still there but it's reddish and the soreness was gone. pls help?
My left eyelid is a purpleish reddish color, a tiny bit puffy and a little sore to the touch right above my eyelashes.. why is it like this?
Blepharitis..: .is inflammation of the eyelids.It occurs when tiny oil glands near the base of the eyelashes become clogged. It is not contagious nor does it cause damage to your eyesight. It may be related to seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff), a bacterial infection, malfunctioning eyelid oil glands. Washing eyelids with baby shampoo, using only clean towels helps.Topical antibiotics and/or steroids may be needed ...Read more