Cool compresses. Cool compresses and possibly antihistamines if allergic.
Sun exposed eye swel. It will go away by itself and no treatment is needed, but in future do not overdo in sun to prevent the eyes from swelling.
Elevate head night. The black eye is caused by ruptured capillaries and bleeding into the soft and thin-skinned tissues of the eyelids. Swelling often accompanies this. Other than oral arnica montana (available at health food stores) which may help your body reabsorb the bruising and swelling, gravity is your best friend. Sleep with a sofa cushion under your mattress so that your head is above heart level. Dr. Tholen.
Wait. Wait. Will disappear over time.
Too many things. There are multiple causes of eyelid swelling, including inflammation, infection, and many others. You would be best served having an evaluation by an eye doctor to determine the cause.
Cool compresses. Depending on the cause of the swelling, cool or cold compresses can help a lot. If an infection is causing the swelling, further treatment may be needed. Blepharitis is a common cause of eyelid swelling, you can get more info: http://www.2020vision. Com/blepharitis. Html another common cause is not swelling, but rather the normal fat pads pressing forward as we age. Surgery can help!
See your doctor. Eye swelling can have many causes, from inflammation to infection or trauma. Each is treated differently. The best way to have the condition resolve is to have an eye doctor evaluate the cause and start you on the appropriate treatment regimen.
Depends on the cause. Without more information, it is hard to say what would work. If the swelling is from a stye, hot compresses, but if allergies, cold works better. You need to see an eye doctor to get an idea of the cause before the appropriate treatment can be chosen.
Cold compresses. In general, you should see you eye doctor if you have swelling in or around the eyes. There are things that need to be ruled out as a cause of recent onset swelling such as infections, thyroid problems and even certain types of tumor. The most common cause of eye lid swelling is acute allergic response for which cold compresses are of benefit.
Swelling under eyes. Swelling under eyes are often due to: fluid from thin blood vessels under eyes. This can be due to genetics (got it from mom or day), excess rubbing (shiners), allergies, excess salt in those with kidney issues. Cold ice packs might help decrease bags by contracting the vessels. Consult with us to see if a surgical consult is needed.
See an eye doctor. You need exam, but most likely it can be incised and drained.
Allergy meds. You need to take your allergy medicine daily to stop you from rubbing your eyes from itching. You may apply cool compress to soothe the eye and distract you from itching sensation. You many need allergy eye drops. Please see your doctor.
Depends on severity. May need cool compresses, avoid irritants, antihistamines, steroids, etc.
Antihistamines. Over the counter medicines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help some, but you may get more relief from anti inflammatory or anti histamine eye drops. Ask a local pharmacist to suggest some that may help (something like ketotifen).