Puffy eyes are a situation in which the eyes begin swelling. The skin around the eyes is very thin and is very sensitive. Symptoms of inflammation include:
• itchy eyelids
• swollen eyelids
• red or inflamed eyelids
• a burning sensation in the eyes
• oily eyelids
• a feeling that something is in or on your eyes
• red eyes
• watery eyes
• a crust on your eyelashes or in the corners of your eyes
• sensitivity to light
HOW IS PUFFY EYELIDS DIAGNOSED?
An ophthalmologist diagnoses puffy eyes through physical examination of the eyes. A magnifying tool may also be used to visualize any bacteria, virus in the eye. To confirm the diagnose a swab test of the fluid in the eye will be performed..
HOW IS PUFFY EYELIDS TREATED?
Treatment for Puffy Eyelids depends on the cause of the problem. Usually hot and cold compress and a good nights sleep helps. In case of fluid retention a minor surgical or injectable process is done to release these fluids. Using ice packs or even cold spoon pack helps here.
DID YOU KNOW?
Since eye is a sensitive organ of the body, Ophthalmologists suggests that proper care should be taken of the eye.