Dependent edema. This is probably dependent edema, meaning that she had her head in a position that allowed fluid to collect on the eyelid area. This is not uncommon in children especially if they have a side preference. Look for resolution within 24 hours. If there is a bug bite, scratch or lesion or if she can not move her eyeball you should seek medical attention.
My daughter (14) woke up with a swollen eye which is completely shut. She had some irratation from some make up she tried on saturday and washed it off. I am wondering if she got some of it in the eye. She had some swelling on sunday but now her eye is
Your . Your daughter should be evaluated by her physician as soon as possible today. Based on the exam she may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment. Failure to diagnose and manage the problem could result in permanent damage and vision loss. She should not go to school as she might have a contagious condition. Read more...