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What to do if I have a ball on my upper eyelid?

What to do if I have a ball on my upper eyelid?

Warm compresses help: You need to see your eye doctor immediately, if you have a foreign object UNDER your lid, so they can evert your lid, and retrieve the foreign object. If it's a stye or looks like a ball at the edge of your lid, then it's non-emergent and can wait until you get to the eye dr. A warm compress for 10-15 minutes 4 times a day can help decompress it. Not hot, just warm! Be kind to your eye! ...Read more

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Upper eyelid puffy from lash extensions, what should I do?

Upper eyelid puffy from lash extensions, what should I do?

See an Eye MD: You could be having an allergic reaction to the glue or worse. You must be seen by an ophthalmologist. We never recommend eyelash extensions. In the future consider latisse. ...Read more

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My upper eyelid is swollen and a bit redish, what could that be and what to do?

My upper eyelid is swollen and a bit redish, what could that be and what to do?

See an eye MD: Although it may be a minimal problems, there are several things that may cause eyelid swelling and redness. It is best to schedule an appointment with an eye care specialist to examine you and determine the cause. ...Read more

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I just had my chalazion excised on the upper eyelid. What I should and shouldn't do? And when can I remove the patch?

I just had my chalazion excised on the upper eyelid. What I should and shouldn't do? And when can I remove the patch?

Eye meds: An incision & drainage of a chalazion usually requires a 7-10 day course of an antibiotic or antiobiotic-steroid eye drop medication. Occasionally cold compresses for a day to decrease swelling, & Tylenol or aleve for pain management. Keeping the eyelid clean is important. I will add back warm compresses after a week if there is a persisting nodule. The recovery is usually 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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I have a. Bump on my upper eyelid?

I have a. Bump on my upper eyelid?

See an eye doctor: Upper eyelid bumps can have different causes. They can be infectious or inflammatory, or even arise without a specific reason. Each type of bump is treated differently, so your best chance for a quick recovery is to see your eye doctor. After a thorough examination, he/she can start the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, i hve swollen upper eyelid.. What will i do, its 5 days from now.. Happen quickly i don't know why.. Pls help me.. ?

Hi, i hve swollen upper eyelid.. What will i do, its 5 days from now.. Happen quickly i don't know why.. Pls help me.. ?

Clogged gland: If clogged eyelid gland, then will probably have tenderness, redness, swelling, and maybe some mucousy discharge. Sometimes these start out as a diffuse swelling, then turn into a hard spherical lump in the eyelid. These respond well to hot compresses and massage. The key is to try to make sure there is not cellulitis which is an infection that can be dangerous. See a dr if this isn't resolving. ...Read more

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I have a concretion on my upper eyelid. Will it go away by itself or what can I do?

I have a concretion on my upper eyelid. Will it go away by itself or what can I do?

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor 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. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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