Sore, Swollen Eyelids? Blepharitis May Be to Blame
Inflammation of the Eyelid Is More Common Than You Think
Know the Symptoms of Blepharitis
- Itching on or around the eyelids
- Watering of the eyes
- Formation of crust near the eyelashes
- A stinging, burning feeling in the eyes
Common Causes of Blepharitis
What causes this bacteria to grow? For some patients, it’s connected to a dermatological condition like eczema or psoriasis. For others, it could be connected to dry eyes. Or, there could be an underlying fungal infection that must be treated. Only an eye doctor can accurately diagnose the root cause of your blepharitis and prescribe an effective treatment.
How Does an Eye Doctor Treat Swollen Eyelids?
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Sometimes known as an eyelid lift, blepharoplasty can help your appearance and vision.
If drooping eyebrows are changing the way you look, we may have the solution. A brow lift can help with the heavy feeling and impaired vision that are often caused by droopy eyebrows.
A small eyelid bump known as a chalazion can cause irritation and be a distraction. An eye doctor can provide relief.
Drooping eyelids, or ptosis, affect many older people. Ptosis surgery will help restore your field of vision.
When your eyelid is turned out, you can experience watering, pain, and irritation due to the eye’s exposure. An appointment with an eye doctor is your first step to relief from ectropion.
An eyelid that’s turned in can cause discomfort or lead to more serious eye conditions. Our office provides entropion surgery and treatment to correct the problem.
Orbital or eye socket fractures are serious and can cause permanent damage. Seek immediate attention from an eye doctor.
Ingrown eyelashes, or trichiasis, can cause pain and affect your vision. Let our ophthalmologists treat the problem.
Excessive tearing can affect both adults and children. We can help get your eyes back to normal.