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Swollen Eyelid (One eye) over one month

Hi All - I'm new to the forum and would greatly value and appreciate your input. I have had one swollen eyelid for over one month now. My optometrist and medical doctor say it is an allergy although allergy meds are not working nor are steriod eye drops prescribed to me. An opthalmologist said that my vision is 20/20 and that there is no issue behind my eye but that my face is assymetrical in that one of my eyes is set slightly back from the other (which he indicated may or may not be normal for me - I've never noticed this) - My medical doctor assures me that my face symmetry is fine and that my eye appears set back due to the eyelid swelling. He feels this is a stubborn allergy (I am allergic to mold, dust mites and tree pollen) that will take time to go away. Has anyone had a stubborn eyelid swelling in one eye for this long due to allergy? I do have crusting in my eye in the morning (very slight) but no discharge (only watery glob on my eye that can be blinked away and slight blurriness on that eye). thanks so much for your help.
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Hi,

Have you been to an Eye Opthamologist vs. an Optometrist?  Just a thought and Welcome to our Community?  You can try our Eye Community and/or Eye Expert Community with your ? .. you may be helped there, too!

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Hi - per my original post, yes, I have been to an optometrist and opthalmologist.
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Did you ever cure this? I have a swollen eyelid that no doctor has been able to treat either, supposedly no allergies. Thanks!
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