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How can you control eczema around your eyes?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Emoolients

Over the counter creams such as aquaphor can help.
In addition you may need topical medications. Typically steroids are used , but the used of steroids around the eye should be limited to a few days only. It is imporaant to determine that there are no contact allergies which could be avoided. If necessary, pro topic ointment could be used instead of steroids for chronic eczema.

In brief: Emoolients

Over the counter creams such as aquaphor can help.
In addition you may need topical medications. Typically steroids are used , but the used of steroids around the eye should be limited to a few days only. It is imporaant to determine that there are no contact allergies which could be avoided. If necessary, pro topic ointment could be used instead of steroids for chronic eczema.
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Dr. Luciann Hruza
The only problem with Aquaphor is that it has Lanolin in it which can be an allergen.
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Eyelid eczema

Some patients have seasonal allergies that cause them to rub eyes.
Use pure petroleum jelly applied with a qtip up to 3x a day to act as a barrier. Take an over the counterr antihistamine too.

In brief: Eyelid eczema

Some patients have seasonal allergies that cause them to rub eyes.
Use pure petroleum jelly applied with a qtip up to 3x a day to act as a barrier. Take an over the counterr antihistamine too.
Dr. Luciann Hruza
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