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Why are my eyelids oily and my eyes red and burning ?

Why are my eyelids oily and my eyes red and burning ?

Blepharitis: Often due to inflammation, blockage of eyelid glands. Try warm (not hot) soaks for 5-10 minutes at bedtime - keep rewarming washcloth as necessary. If no relief, see your eye dr. ...Read more

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Very oily itchy nose, chin and between eyebrows with skin colored/pink bumps that scab and crawling tickling sensation on face and twitching eyelid?

Very oily itchy nose, chin and between eyebrows with skin colored/pink bumps that scab and crawling tickling sensation on face and twitching eyelid?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Skin conditions are very difficult to diagnose without a picture. However, this could be either severe acne or seborrheic dermatitis. See your doctor or a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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21yr old female fine lines on lower eye lid. Moderate acne pimples, not too oily skinned. What's the best skin care regime/routine? (Prefer organic)

21yr old female fine lines on lower eye lid. Moderate acne pimples, not too oily skinned. What's the best skin care regime/routine? (Prefer organic)

Fine Lines & Acne: My first thought would be RetinA. This will help fine lines over time and acne. It is a form of Vitamin A. Also no smoking and wearing sunscreen will help prevent fine lines. ...Read more

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What are double eyelids?

What are  double eyelids?

Western eyelid: Eyelids which have a higher crease are said to be double eyelids. In caucasians, the eyelid crease is 7-10mm above the eyelashes and when open there are two distinct portions of the lid separated by a crease. In asian eyelids, the crease is generally much lower, often so low that even when open, the crease disappears by the eyelashes. Double eyelid surgery creates a higher crease. ...Read more

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What causes eyelids to swell?

What causes eyelids to swell?

Inflammation: Inflammation from any cause may stimulate lid swelling. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. See your eye doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure dry flaky eyelids?

Eyelids : Either see ophthalmologist or dermatologist. Can be reaction to make up. Fungus, skin mites. ...Read more

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What can cause eyelids to flicker?

What can cause eyelids to flicker?

Blepharospasm: The flicker in your eyelid is a condition called blepharospasm. This is caused by nerves firing uncontrollably, stimulating your orbicularis muscle to contract. If this doesn't resolve on its own, the treatment is Botox injections to these areas, the effect of the Botox will last approximately 3-4 months before its recurs. ...Read more