Also known as Eyelid Itching
Itchy eyelid is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of itchy eyelid are eczema, conjunctivitis, and blepharitis. Other possible causes, such as actinic keratosis, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with itchy eyelid, 74% report having eyelid lesion or rash, 74% report having eyelid swelling, and 49% report having skin dryness, peeling, scaliness, or roughness.
Patients with itchy eyelid often receive other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), physical therapy exercises; manipulation; and other procedures, ophthalmic examination and evaluation, prostate specific antigen measurement, biopsy, excision, physical therapy exercises and corneal transplant .
|Other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation)||$101|
|Physical therapy exercises; manipulation; and other procedures||$33|
|Ophthalmic examination and evaluation (Eye exam)|
|Prostate specific antigen measurement (Prostate specific antigen test)|
|Physical therapy exercises (Exercises)|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with itchy eyelid include dexamethasone-tobramycin ophthalmic, azithromycin ophthalmic, epinastine ophthalmic, fluorescein, alclometasone topical, azelastine ophthalmic, loteprednol ophthalmic, formoterol, pimecrolimus topical, doxepin, triamterene, ofloxacin and olopatadine ophthalmic .
Groups of people at highest risk for itchy eyelid include race/ethnicity = other, age 75+ years and age 60-74 years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years almost never get itchy eyelid.