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Doctor insights on: Would It Be Safe To Use Medical Super Glue To Seal A Cut On My Eyelid

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Would it be safe to use medical super glue to seal a cut on my eyelid?

Would it be safe to use medical super glue to seal a cut on my eyelid?

No!: Any cut may have foreign material that can causes an abcess or infection. Sealing it can increase these risks! if it is very superficial it should heal on its own. If it is deep it needs medical attention. ...Read more

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I've read about people using medical super glue to seal cuts, but would it be safe to do it on the eyelid?

I've read about people using medical super glue to seal cuts, but would it be safe to do it on the eyelid?

Super glue: The use of these products near the eyelid, especially by yourself, is simply not a great idea. The fear is that some of the product would get into the eye itself. ...Read more

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Can i cut that growth off my eyelid?

Don't remove!: If you have a growth on your eyelid, you should let your ophthalmologist remove it. They are very painful to remove without anesthetic and often bleed a lot. In addition, if the entire lesion is not removed, then it will tend to grow back over time. ...Read more

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What do I do about my cut eyelid from being kicked in the face?

What do I do about my cut eyelid from being kicked in the face?

ER & eyelid surgeon: If an er is available, you should be seen there as you may have more extensive injuries, including a fractured eye socket, nose or facial bone. A ct scan may be ordered to assess your facial bones as well as check for any bleeding inside the head. An oculoplastic surgeon can then be called in to take care of your eyelid laceration. ...Read more

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What can I do for my cut on the eyelid without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my cut on the eyelid without going to a doctor?

Nothing: Eyelid skin is very delicate and cannot be replaced by other skin on the body. Additionally, scarring can deform the lids. A cut should be treated by an ophthalmologist or plastic surgeon who specializes in the eyelid. ...Read more

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Is laser eyelid surgery better or safer than traditional eyelid surgery?

Is laser eyelid surgery better or safer than traditional eyelid surgery?

Cold steel-hot light: In my opinion, there is very little difference between the two in terms of final results. A laser seems real "cool" but it does not necessarily mean you will get a better outcome. ...Read more

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Is laser eyelid surgery a better or safer option than traditional eyelid surgery?

Is laser eyelid surgery a better or safer option than traditional eyelid surgery?

No: Eyelid surgery can be done with traditional knife, laser or radiofrequency. The technique used by your surgeon is more indicative of safety than the instrument used. Now in the hand of the same surgeon radiofrequency is safer than laser and that is safer than the knife, because of the ability to cut and cautherise at the same time with a more precise cutting ability. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my eyelid and i want to remove it, but its small so will it be safe?

I have a mole on my eyelid and i want to remove it, but its small so will it be safe?

See specialist: See your plastic surgeon as s/he will be able to tell you the risks, benefits and limitations of any surgical procedure that is being contemplated. Eyelids are very complex structures and require specialists for addressing lesions even though the lesions may be small. ...Read more

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