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Eyelid Swelling

About "Eyelid Swelling"

Swelling of eyelid could be due to allergy, bacterial infection, or viral infection. They may or may not be accompanied by symptoms such as pain, itching, redness and watering.

Related Terms: Artificial Tears, Blepharitis, Blurred Vision, Redness In Eyes, Stye, Chalazion, Eye Examination

Recently Answered Questions


I have watery eyes, eyelid swelling and redness. Why is it so?
Query: Hi doctor, When I wake up in the morning, I have watery eyes, eyelid swelling and redness. The symptoms get clear in some half an hour to a maximum of 2 hours and then it remains fine the entire day. Please help with this.  Read Full »
Dr. Anand
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your watering problem may be related to previous conjunctivitis attacks. This is more common in viral conjunctivitis. You can use artificial tear drops during watering. You can send pictures of your eyes and old records for more clear diagnosis and treatment. Revert back ...  Read Full »
 
What can cause upper eyelid swelling?
Query: Hi doctor, I noticed that the upper lid of my eye is swollen. It does not have the signs of inflammation but rather the lid is being like edematous. It is itchy in the night. Can it be normal again? What is it and what should I do?  Read Full »
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed the attached photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and according to me you have developed an allergic contact dermatitis. It can be due to anything you have applied on the eyes or due to any volatile substance. I would recommend you ...  Read Full »
 
I got conjunctivitis 7 days back.I had red eye with eyelid swelling.Now redness is gone but blurring is present.What do I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I got conjunctivitis 7 days back. I had red eye with eyelid swelling.  I used Moxifloxacin hydrochloride from the very first day, every 2 hours. Then I started Fluorometholone 4 times a day and Cyclosporine 3 times a day. And now from 2 days I got blurred eye. Redness is gone...  Read Full »
Dr. Dada Peer K
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your history. It seems from the history that you are having conjunctivitis and you are on treatment with moxifloxacin and fluorometholone. The presence of blurring of vision indicates involvement of cornea in the form of keratoconjunctivitis. This usually ...  Read Full »
 
What could be the reason for blurred vision following a hit on the eye?
Query: Hi doctor, Two days back, I got a hit in my eye with a ball. Still, it is paining with blurred image. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Asif Manzoor
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After trauma with the ball, there could be many things that can cause blurring. It could be a simple eyelid swelling or small abrasion on the cornea, the front transparent surface of the eye. Other causes may be inflammation in the eye or blood inside the ey...  Read Full »
 
Why does my eye occasionally gets swollen?
Query: Hello doctor, My right eye occasionally gets swollen. I do not have any pain, itchiness or watery eyes. But this comes like once in every three months or four months. It would be there only for one day and gets better later. I initially assumed it to be because of body heat since I get this only fo...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have told about your condition and the photos of yours, I suspect you may be having a benign disease called blepharochalasis. It is quite frequent in your age group and follows the same pattern of on and off swelling of eyelids just like you have told. The...  Read Full »
 
Why do I have irritation when eyes water?
Query: Hi doctor, When I go to bed, my eyes start watering, mainly the left one. When I get out of my bed and look myself in the mirror, my eyes are red and my eyelids swollen. When I wake up in the morning, I have the same problem of tearing eyes, redness and eyelid swelling. I sleep on the left side,...  Read Full »
Dr. Anand
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Xanthelasma is nothing to do with your problems. It is due to high cholesterol levels. Your watering problem may be related to previous conjunctivitis attacks. Do you have irritation during watering or blurring of vision after conjunctivitis? This is more common in viral ...  Read Full »
 
Burning Sensation, Redness or Itchiness In Eyes? It May be Blepharitis
Article Overview: Blepharitis a very common disease affecting eyes. This article aims to provide an insight into the symptomatology of blepharitis and its management.  Read Article »
Dr. Abhishek Onkar
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

What Is Bleharitis? Blepharitis is a very common eye-lid disease affecting all and the sundry, but primarily affecting the children. In ophthalmic jargon, it is defined as the inflammation of eye-lids. It leads to following symptoms in varying combinations: Flakes/crusting on eyelashes Burning ...  Read Article »
 
Are my symptoms due to meibomian gland disorder or blepharitis?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from an eye problem since the last 18 months or so. Initially, I was diagnosed with dry eyes and was suggested warm compress lifelong along with few eye drops and antibiotic. I have checked with almost six doctors locally out of which few say it is meibomian gla...  Read Full »
Dr. Zubair A Shaikh
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures you have sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From the description of your problem and the photos, I agree with all the diagnosis which has been given to you. Actually, they are all interrelated. I also want to assure you th...  Read Full »
 
Trachoma - an Easily Preventable Blinding Disease
Article Overview: Trachoma is a severe infectious follicular conjunctivitis frequently seen in developing countries. It is known to affect children in the age groups of 5 to 10 years, with complications starting by 20 to 30 years. In severe cases, it is known to cause a variety of eyelid malformations by its tendency to produce scarring. It is a major public health problem and deserves attention from both the common man in terms of preventive measures to be taken and hygienic practices to be followed and also city planners and executives as sanitation and hygiene are the major factors responsible for this disease.  Read Article »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Trachoma is a severe infectious follicular conjunctivitis frequently seen in developing countries. It is known to affect children in the age groups of 5 to 10 years, with complications starting by 20 to 30 years. In severe cases, it is known to cause a variety of eyelid malformations by its tendency ...  Read Article »
 
Stye - How to Avoid and Its Treatment Options
Article Overview: Stye, also called hordeolum in medical terminology, is an infectious disorder of the eyelid. The disorder is very common in old and young people. This article looks at ways in which a patient can develop a stye, what symptoms it can cause, what treatments are available, and measures you can take to avoid this troublesome infection.  Read Article »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

What Is a Stye? A stye is a bacterial infection of the numerous tear glands in the eyelids. The tears glands, namely glands of Zeiss, Moll, and meibomian glands, are responsible for secretions contributing to the tear film. The infection causes the secretions of the glands to accumulate and makes t ...  Read Article »
 
 
 

 

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