Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

179 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What do the unusual spots under the eyelashes as per the attached image indicate?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Kakkar S.

Dermatologist

Practicing since :2002

Answered : 7937 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi Doctor,

Please see the attached pic of my daughter.

We spotted few dots under her eye lashes.

Is there any concern.

Please suggest.

Thanks
doctor
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Eyelid Dermatitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you.
I am Dr kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern and I have viewed the image.

Those dark dots are excoriations due to scratching. I can see that she has a dry, ill-defined, faintly red patch/ area of skin of lower eyelid which is perhaps itching and she must have scratched it vigorously.
I suggest you to use a moisturizer on her face, twice daily e.g Cetaphil moisturizing cream. Avoid soap on her face. You may use Cetaphil gentle cleansing lotion, twice daily for face wash.. In addition I suggest you to apply a mild topical steroid cream e.g Desowen cream (desonide 0.05%cream), twice daily over that dry patch/ area of skin of lower eyelid, twice daily, for a week.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on