Swollen Lower Eyelid

Reasons for a Swollen Lower Eyelid

A swollen lower eyelid can be the cause of many things.  In some cases, the swelling is more of an annoyance but other times, you might experience pain.  If the problem is minor, swelling and discomfort will usually go away on its own but if improvement is not seen within a few days, you should talk to your doctor.  

The most common causes of a swollen lower eyelid include the following:

If you notice a swollen lower eyelid that does not decrease within a few days or it becomes increasingly worse or more painful, seek medical attention.  Depending on the condition, if left alone, you could experience serious problems, even loss of eyesight.

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