Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Eyelid Folded Home Care

Home care for entropion includes:

  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
  • Use artificial tears.
    • Consider using lubricating ointment at bedtime since it lasts longer

Eyelid Folded Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have an entropion and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Eyelid Folded References
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  2. Boboridis K, Bunce C. Interventions for involutional lower lid entropion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2002;(1):CD002221. [1186963]
  3. Dhaliwal U, Monga PK, Gupta VP. Comparison of three surgical procedures of differing complexity in the correction of trachomatous upper lid entropion: a prospective study. Orbit. 2004 Dec;23(4):227-36. [15590524]
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