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299 Possible Causes for Thick Eyelids

  • Acromegaly

    […] and skin folds on the face Noticeably large pores, acne-like comedones (blackheads) and thick swollen eyelids Increased body hair ( hypertrichosis ), excessive sweating ([dermnetnz.org] […] and hard nails Deepening of creases on the forehead and nasolabial folds Noticeably large pores Thick and edematous eyelids Enlargement of the lower lip and nose (the nose[emedicine.medscape.com] Cardiovascular disease Benign tumors Endocrinopathies Acromegaly Signs and symptoms of acromegaly include the following: Doughy-feeling skin over the face and extremities Thick[emedicine.com]

  • Ectropion

    […] full-thickness eyelid sutures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Full-thickness eyelid resections performed in study and control patients were examined by light and transmission electron microscopy, computer-assisted measurements, and immunohistochemistry[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Full-thickness eyelid biopsy specimens were examined by light microscopy and computer-assisted morphometry.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Entropion

    eyelid shortening combined with retractor plication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Histopathological analysis of the full-thickness eyelid specimens of both groups included measurements of tarsal thickness and height, thickness of the pretarsal orbicularis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PARTICIPANTS: Eighteen full-thickness eyelid specimens from patients with involutional ectropion and entropion were obtained during horizontal eyelid shortening procedures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epiblepharon of Lower Lid

    Methods A retrospective review was conducted of patients with lower lid epiblepharon who underwent surgical correction using the full-thickness eyelid everting suture technique[bjo.bmj.com] […] full-thickness eyelid defect (05:00) Lateral Repair of 50% lateral full-thickness lower eyelid defect (06:20) Periosteal strip and mid-face lift for repair of lateral full-thickness[eyerounds.org] This can be achieved in young children with the placement of full-thickness eyelid sutures of the Quickert-Rathbun type.[mussenhealth.us]

  • Congenital Upper Palpebral Retraction

    […] retraction in whom a modified full thickness eyelid transection (blepharotomy) was performed for cosmetic purposes.[turkiyeklinikleri.com] […] the lower eyelid retractors, and, when needed, the creation of a full-thickness eyelid scar to prevent the preseptal orbicularis muscle from overriding the pretarsal muscle[reviewofophthalmology.com] […] full-thickness eyelid defect (05:00) Lateral Repair of 50% lateral full-thickness lower eyelid defect (06:20) Periosteal strip and mid-face lift for repair of lateral full-thickness[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu]

  • Coloboma of Eyelid

    In this technique, an incision is made below the lower eyelid tarsus, and a full-thickness lower eyelid flap is moved into the defect of the upper eyelid by advancing the[aao.org] […] coloboma There is a defect in the eyelid; the size of defects varies from a notch to the absence of the lid; defects may be full or partial thickness.[patient.info] An eyelid coloboma is a full thickness defect of the eyelid, usually involving the junction of the middle and medial third of upper eyelid.[freethesaurus.com]

  • Failure of Lid Closure

    Statistics from Altmetric.com eyelid expansion eyelid resection Many techniques have been described for the management of eyelid margin defects following full thickness resection[bjo.bmj.com] […] for a relatively young patient with thick lower eyelid skin and lower eyelid fullness.[lidlift.com] Eyelid coloboma - this is a full-thickness defect of the eyelid, usually at the junction of the medial and middle third of the upper lid. it is commonly associated with Treacher-Collins[patient.info]

  • Congenital Entropion

    Full-thickness eyelid sutures are passed from conjunctival fornix to skin surface.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] the lower eyelid retractors, and, when needed, the creation of a full-thickness eyelid scar to prevent the preseptal orbicularis muscle from overriding the pretarsal muscle[reviewofophthalmology.com] […] laxity preseptal orbicularis override enophthalmos Treatment Thermal cautery quickert suture re-attachment of lower eyelid retractors full thickness horizontal eyelid lid[eyefacialplasticsurgery.com]

  • Blepharitis

    Misdiagnosis can also lead to a complicated full-thickness eyelid biopsy and delay the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of blepharitis include redness, increasing the thickness of the eyelids, stinging and burning.[verywell.com] Misdiagnosis may lead to eyelid margin deformities, necessitate a complicated full-thickness biopsy, and delay diagnosis of systemic lupus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chemical Conjunctivitis

    The symptoms of pink eye include the following: Redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid Greater amount of tears Thick yellow discharge that crusts over the eyelashes[my.clevelandclinic.org] Characteristic symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis are thick purulent (mucus-like) discharge from the eyes, eyelids stuck together in the morning, and swelling of the eyelids[southerncross.co.nz] The newborn eyes usually are very red, with thick drainage and swelling of the eyelids. This type usually starts about 2 to 4 days after birth.[stanfordchildrens.org]

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