out If You Have One of These Common Conditions Above
In a few
people, their eyelids can grow inward. And yes, the
eyelashes will keep brushing up against the eye every time the patient
blinks. What are the results? The patient may become used to the irritation,
but the eye does not, so tear production goes up a little and whitish
mucus that resembles puss builds up. In others, tear production
does not increase, so the outcome is dry rough eyes. It most often
occurs on the bottom eyelid and affects the cornea
usually results from a previous condition such as itchy
or irritated eyes. There are two degrees of this condition.
The temporary form is caused by something like an eyelash and is usually
only bothersome for a short while. Chronic entropion arises
when the tissue loses its strength forcing the eyelid to move
into the eye.
a special tape can be placed on the affected eyelid to stop
the irritation. However, this can also lead to more severe
problems if the eye can't cope with the tape and becomes more aggravated.
Surgery is also an option and is sought for a more permanent fix to