Allergy swollen eyelids

Allergies, usually causing noticeable edema of the eyelidsone or both eyes, may be associated with topical agents, for example eye drops (atropine, ephedrine, etc.), other medicines or cosmetics. Allergens of plant origin can cause eyelid swelling in people predisposed to allergies.

Trichinosis is accompanied by edema of the eyelids, usuallybilateral and reminiscent of allergic; fever and other systemic manifestations may not be present at first. A characteristic feature is eosinophilia, exceeding 10%.

With allergic edema, the only ageThe necessary measure is often the elimination of the causal factor. Cold compresses on closed eyelids can accelerate recovery. If the edema persists for more than 24 hours, local administration of corticosteroids in the form of a cream is recommended (triamcinolone 0.1%, three times a day, no more than 7 days).

"Allergy and edema of the eyelids" - an article from the Diseases of the organ of sight

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