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Jean

Chicago, IL

#171 Nov 20, 2013
I just got this on my eyes a month ago. I never in my life have had any eczema. After using vitamin e oil to soften the lids I was tired of my burning eyes. I went to walgreens annd the pharmacist suggested the baby formula for eczema. Its made by babyganics and is about $6.00. It has collodial oatmeal 1%. It works! Its such a relief. The puffiness is still there, but the peeling and looking like a snake shedding is gone. Its safe to use daily. Just go easy on it to keep it out of your eyes themselves. Good luck. What an odd place to get eczema...I still don't understand why I got it at age 48.
Karen

Kitchener, Canada

#172 Dec 1, 2013
buntbean wrote:
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I was using cortisone cream but I saw a corneal specialist in Boston and he said to absolutely NOT use cortisone cream on the thin skin of the eyelid. It is very dangerous and thins the skin. I will also say that I saw a different eye doctor and she said it was OK to use but she was still a student.
I have had Excema on my eyelids (on and off for three years). I used Topicort and it worked great. However, for the past three years I have been having serious eye problems, possibly the beginnings of Glaucoma. I didn't tell the eye specialist until a couple of weeks ago and he believes the Topicort could be the cause of high pressures on my optic nerves. DO NOT USE ANYTHING ON YOUR EYES THAT HAS CORTIZONE IN IT.
Khaleesi

Tokyo, Japan

#173 Dec 12, 2013
I spontaneously started getting what I believe to be eczema on my eyelids about two months ago. With no history of eczema or allergies my doctor told me that it is probably stress related (useless prick). It has made my eyelids, swollen, sore and itchy and nothing I did seemed to fix it. I read this topic hoping for some answers but I didn't find any easily accessible quick fixes (I live in Japan so a lot of products are hard to find). Two nights ago after lightly ex-foliating and massaging my eyelids in the shower they felt a bit raw and I was worried that they would scab over in the night so I slathered them in Lucas' pawpaw ointment that I have for chapped lips (I brought it with me from Australia, it's a really cheap and popular topical ointment made from fermented pawpaw [papaya]). The next morning my eyes looked amazing! I have been using it twice a day (a small smear in the morning and a generous covering before bed) and while it hasn't cured it it has definitely stopped the flaking and itching and made my skin look almost normal! I think if I stop using it the symptoms will come back but I'm so glad because this eyelid eczema was tormenting me!
Graham

Adelaide, Australia

#174 Dec 14, 2013
Tried the various creams and the baby shampoo without success. In desperation rubbed fresh sliced aloe Vera on my eyelids, instant relief and cured hwith regular application within a week.
sara

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

#180 Feb 14, 2014
i have eczema too it sucks and made me not confident about myselfe my eyes is flaky even near my eyebrows and it iching like crasy please please if enyone discover a treatment and do nt tell me to use hydtocortisone it is a nasty chemical product and doctors just write it to people just to have money and it damge the eyes if enyone try natursl product and cure it tell me i am fuckink tired of my skin
Kathy H

Hays, KS

#181 Feb 17, 2014
If you are allergic to Marigolds or Feverfew you shouldn't use Calendula or even Chamomile. It will make things worse. I just got over a bout of it on my eyelids. I did use Cortizone 10, very sparingly, and it helped a lot. I also took a Benedryl and that helped. You can use a little Vaseline to keep the skin moist. I helps a lot. Also before I put the Cortizone on I used distilled water and an eye cup to rinse my eyes out. This was very comforting.
baardmk

Mo I Rana, Norway

#182 Feb 21, 2014
I have eczema flare-ups particularly on my eyelids and forehead.

But I can control my flare-ups by diet. I eat a natural vegan diet (not because of the eczema). I eliminate or greatly reduce these plants:
- legumes
- citrus fruits
- raw cabbages and leafy greens
- onions
- things like chilli peppers and powerful spices

For me, rice, barley, potatoes, som vegetables and most fruits seem to be ok.

I have only experimented with diet for a couple of years so these things may still change. I can eat some of these stuff in moderation without triggering flare-ups. I have noticed especially raw lemons, spinach and broccoli to induce flare-ups. Cooking is quite important for stuff like that.
Jackichang

Bradford, UK

#183 Mar 27, 2014
Alex wrote:
I've used Eumovate cream to help with my cracked dry eyelids, this was recommended by my Dermatologist for sensitive areas and now my eyelids are back to normal.
Check out this blog I found which offers some free information on how to help treat differnt types of eczema.
Definitely contains some pretty cool stuff, worth a read http://www.disappeareczema.com/blog
I used Eumovate but did not help. I have zerocream prescribed by my doctor which did help in the flare ups. Try any homeopathic medicines and it effectively treats eczema. I tried h-eczema homeopathic formula after reading a review. You can read the review here.
http://www.peashealth.com/10-best-reasons-tha...
ajibaba

Tullamarine, Australia

#186 May 15, 2014
Firstly I am a 53 yr old male and have suffered dermatitis/ecezma on my right eyelid and around the sides for 30 years.
Firstly do not use Mario Badescu Control Cream. There is a lawsuit going on as it contains cortisone but is not labelled on the ingredients
Elizabeth Arden cream is not designed for the eyes. It has petrolatum in it which is bad for you. Google it. I used this cream recommended from this forum. Worked great but after continuous use i developed a large rash around my eyes. I then tried vanicream which made it worst. People thought I was in a fight. I tried johnsons baby shampoo around the eyes - red rash as well. ORGANIC M..A..N..U..K..A HONEY RESCUE CREAMM dried my eye out and developed cracking and weeping after just one nights use. I was in alot of pain My skin was so sensitive that no cream would work and made the condition worst. I had the red rash for 6 months but finally found a way of getting rid of it. I bought an aloe vera plant recommended by a colleague. You cut a leaf off. Then cut the yellow bit off and discard. Then cut a green piece and cut the spine off the side. slice it down the middle. I put the rest in plastic wrap in the fridge for up to a week. The inside of the leaf is a thick sticky gel which i rub around my eye.It is antibacterial and is a natural healer. It has a a soothing and cooling and tightening effect. After an hour i rub extra virgin coconut/cold pressed oil around my eye which stops my eye drying out. I do this 3 times a day and when I go to bed I just put on cocunut oil. Extra virgin olive oil is also good.My colleagues parents when they lived in malta use this on their eyelids all the time
After 4 days i saw a noticeable difference and a giant wrinkle under my eye had disappeared
After a week I was back to better than normal
I also took fish oil and rosehip oil capsules 3 times a day. You can buy them in the one capsule and is known to treat ecezma
Also read that nail polish and makeup can cause the ecezma so stop using it to see if it clears up by itself
Dairy makes no difference as I'm a vegan (difficult to take fish oil tables but I was desperate) Exercise makes no difference as I train for marathons. Also read that probiotic drinks like yakult may help but didn't try it. Get plenty of sunlight. Use soap alternatives
The main thing is not to use manufactured creams.
Tara

Chilliwack, Canada

#187 May 29, 2014
I've had Ezema on my eyelids for about a year. It's really affects under my eyes the most. The dr recommended cortizone 1-2 times a day and Cytaphil. He never told me the issues with cortizone so I was using it for months! I've just stopped and now my Ezema has come back, I'm assuming because it was dependant on the cortizone. I've also read that cytaphil isn't as natural as it appears. I need a solution because my eyes are so sensitive I'm nervous what I should put on them
Tara

Chilliwack, Canada

#188 Jun 2, 2014
ajibaba wrote:
Firstly I am a 53 yr old male and have suffered dermatitis/ecezma on my right eyelid and around the sides for 30 years.
Firstly do not use Mario Badescu Control Cream. There is a lawsuit going on as it contains cortisone but is not labelled on the ingredients
Elizabeth Arden cream is not designed for the eyes. It has petrolatum in it which is bad for you. Google it. I used this cream recommended from this forum. Worked great but after continuous use i developed a large rash around my eyes. I then tried vanicream which made it worst. People thought I was in a fight. I tried johnsons baby shampoo around the eyes - red rash as well. ORGANIC M..A..N..U..K..A HONEY RESCUE CREAMM dried my eye out and developed cracking and weeping after just one nights use. I was in alot of pain My skin was so sensitive that no cream would work and made the condition worst. I had the red rash for 6 months but finally found a way of getting rid of it. I bought an aloe vera plant recommended by a colleague. You cut a leaf off. Then cut the yellow bit off and discard. Then cut a green piece and cut the spine off the side. slice it down the middle. I put the rest in plastic wrap in the fridge for up to a week. The inside of the leaf is a thick sticky gel which i rub around my eye.It is antibacterial and is a natural healer. It has a a soothing and cooling and tightening effect. After an hour i rub extra virgin coconut/cold pressed oil around my eye which stops my eye drying out. I do this 3 times a day and when I go to bed I just put on cocunut oil. Extra virgin olive oil is also good.My colleagues parents when they lived in malta use this on their eyelids all the time
After 4 days i saw a noticeable difference and a giant wrinkle under my eye had disappeared
After a week I was back to better than normal
I also took fish oil and rosehip oil capsules 3 times a day. You can buy them in the one capsule and is known to treat ecezma
Also read that nail polish and makeup can cause the ecezma so stop using it to see if it clears up by itself
Dairy makes no difference as I'm a vegan (difficult to take fish oil tables but I was desperate) Exercise makes no difference as I train for marathons. Also read that probiotic drinks like yakult may help but didn't try it. Get plenty of sunlight. Use soap alternatives
The main thing is not to use manufactured creams.
Oh my goodness! I'm so glad I came across your post. All the items you suggested seemed more organic and not full of chemicals. I'm on my 4th day of use and have noticed a huge difference! I started using the aloe vera all over my whole face and it has made my skin feel so much better and the coconut oil on 3 times a day around my eyes and forehead, where I have eczema and it helps moisturize it for hours!
Thank you!!

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