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Eyelid thickness variation

I am working on a project in which I have to measure inter ocular pressure (IOP) of the eye. Currently, the gold standard to measure IOP is using goldmann applanation tonometer, in which anesthesia is ...
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Does staring at a screen for long periods of time cause myopia?

My uncle once told me "the real reason myopia happens because you look at a PC monitor non stop for hours. When you look to the same object for hours, the eye muscles gets used to the focusing close ...
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Recommendations for correct healing of a skin wound after removal of stitches?

Recently some man had injured my eyes and eyelid skin. My lower eyelid skin was ripped. Lacrimal channel was ripped as well. In the hospital, my wound on the inferior eyelid was stitched. Soon the ...
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Applying kajal in eye leads to dark circle?

I know there are many reasons behind dark circles under eye. But I want to know whether applying Kajal in the eye leads to dark circle or not?
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Used the Differin XP/Adapalene Topical Gel on Acne on cheeks, but now I have a red dry, burning rash down my neck and on eyelids!

Used the Differin XP/Adapalene Topical Gel on the Acne on my cheeks, but now I have a red dry, burning rash down my neck and each of my eyelids! Is this a common side-effect of this topical gel? I ...
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How does forehead cooling affect me?

Sometimes I have headaches. I've heard that they're caused by the pressure of veins in my brain (not anything more). I found out that if I cool my forehead or eyelids with water, the pain stops. Am I ...
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Proper treatment of Chalazion draining

I have had a Chalazion on my left upper eyelid for about a month now. It had been growing larger, and recently started to form a white head. I get styes and chalazions fairly frequently, but never ...
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What causes twitching eyelids? Can anything be done about them?

Twitching eyelids are common. The medical name for this is blepharospasm: Eye twitching can come and go unpredictably for a few days, weeks or months. The spasms don't hurt, but they can be ...
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Are topical acne medications even allowed under the eyelid?

Topical acne medications are supposed to be used all over the face. However, the skin under the eyelids is much thinner and weaker, which makes it completely different. I assume any medication should ...