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Do lots of people get eye swelling, or is it unusual?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Frequent

Eye swelling is mostly due to infectious or allergic responses in the lids.
Some, like allergy can be painless or itchy, but others like infection can be painful. The conjunctival lining of the eye can swell also and the soft tissue around and behind the eye can swell. There are many causes. You should see your ophthalmologist especially if the vision is dropping or the pain is severe.

In brief: Frequent

Eye swelling is mostly due to infectious or allergic responses in the lids.
Some, like allergy can be painless or itchy, but others like infection can be painful. The conjunctival lining of the eye can swell also and the soft tissue around and behind the eye can swell. There are many causes. You should see your ophthalmologist especially if the vision is dropping or the pain is severe.
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