Eye Care Community
tiny pimple in corner of eye w/ white heads
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

tiny pimple in corner of eye w/ white heads

I have 3 tiny pimple-like things in the corner of my near the tear duct. What is this? I have recently had a cold sore  and I freaking out thinking that I gave myself ocular herpes.
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar dr m tn
Probably plugged oil gland (Meibomian gland). Very unlikely ocular herpes.  

JCH III MD
Blank
Avatar n tn
hi
like jjmom3 i have like a tiny white-heads like thing near my tear duct. I'm wondering if there's any way I can get rid of it or what it is called. I am just worried because it's getting bigger. Thank you.

Blank
Avatar n tn
hi
Like jjmom3 i have like a tiny white-heads like thing near my tear duct. I'm wondering if there's any way I can get rid of it or what it is called. I tried using tweaser and needle just to take it out, stupid move, but im just anxious to see it gone. Plus it looks like its getting a wee bigger.

Thanks a lot!
Blank
233488 tn?1310696703
Those are generally the openings of the Meibomean glands, about 40 on each lid, sometimes they can be opened with with compresses and the use of a lid cleaning product like Ocusoft, Eye -scrub or Theratear-Sterilid cleaning foam.

JCH III MD
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Eye Care Answerers
177275 tn?1438375244
Blank
JohnHaganMD
Kansas City, MO
Avatar f tn
Blank
CBCT
Trumbull, CT
Avatar m tn
Blank
mb0329
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
Avatar m tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
Avatar n tn
Blank
DonW66