Eye Care Community
Swelling under left eye
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to eye care, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye infections, misaligned eyes, intra-ocular implants, refractive surgery (LASIK and CK), glasses, contact lenses, amblyopia, eye injuries, dry eyes, ocular allergy, eye pain and discomfort, pediatric eye disorders, eyelid and tearduct surgery, poor eyesight, and eye surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Swelling under left eye

Can stress and lack of sleep stress the eye to the point that fluid will settle under the eye? I have a pocket of swelling under the left eye. Lower eye lid is puffy. Inside of lower eye lid is quite red. Right eye is fine. Does not seem to be sinus related. I have no pain. I was diagnosed many years ago with astigmatism in that eye but am unsure if it is related. I wear glasses part of the day. Problem started about 5 days ago.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
It's not likely stress of lack of sleep causes this. The pocket of swelling might be caused in allergy, some irritant that has got into your eyes, reaction of medications.

If you've seen no improvement in 5 days I would make an appointment with an ophthalmologist (eye MD0 to get a proper diagnosis.

JCH III MD Eye Physician & Surgeon
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
fluid settled under my eyes for five years. And some times, when I wake up in the morning,  I see that fluid running under my skin and makes a bubles on the top of my cheeks. I went to the eye doctor every thing was fine. can be related to the heart and kidney problem? I went to the lung doctor. He told me the chanel of my nose is blocked and the stuff the supposed to come from my nose it goes under my eyes and my chest that I usually clear my voice a lot.And I have to go to the eye doctor to open that chanell from the corner of my eyes. wheh I mentioned this to eye doctor they didn't know about it. please give me some information about it.
thank you
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Eye Care Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
flossy93
CA
10949559_tn?1414054405
Blank
LisaTaylor
Mississauga, ON
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
344352_tn?1404490466
Blank
cristina1676
Lyndhurst, NJ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
etrader
United Kingdom