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?
Washing your eyes and applying a warm compress can reduce inflammation. Depending on the severity of inflammation and whether your inflammation is caused by an infection the doctor may prescribe antibiotics or/and steroid treatment
DID YOU KNOW?
Since eye is a sensitive organ of the body, Ophthalmologists suggests that proper care should be taken of the eye.