Case Summary  |  Psoriasis or Eczema on the eyelid


Condition Skin Psoriasis
Current Status and How Case Started

I started getting psoriasis (according to one dermatologist) or eczema (according to another) about five years ago in 2006.

Elbows and knees were very easy to fix with corticosteroid cream. However, eyelid condition keeps reoccurring.

Dates January 1, 2012 - Ongoing
Diagnosed On August 1, 2007
Treatment Combo Lotion + Cool water showers
Treatment Result
Helped a lot
Treatments Description

Over the last six months I've been using lotion consistently. Before applying lotion, I wash my face with very cold water (or take a warm shower and finish with cold water).

Have not used corticosteroids since February.

Images (Click on the image to see higher resolution) after six months of consistent lotion applications and cold water.  no corticosteroids.
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Age 37
Weight 180 pounds
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Case History & Details   


Treatment Corticosteroid Cream
Treatment Result
Made worse
Description

I stopped using Corticosteroids after a complication (in the last three or four months I was using them twice a month). I got a blurry spot in my central vision in the eye that has psoriasis on the eye lid. I saw an optometrist immediately. He dilated my eye and also took some pictures and found a fluid bubble in the back of my eye. The condition is called central serous retinopathy. The first treatment is to stop using any steroroids. It should resolve in six to eight weeks.

I went back to just using lotion.

previous current status:

I started getting psoriasis (according to one dermatologist) or eczema (according to another) about five years ago in 2006.

Elbows and knees were very easy to fix with corticosteroid cream. However, eyelid condition keeps reoccurring.

Dates December 1, 2011 - Ongoing
Images (Click on the image to see higher resolution) psoriasis on eyelid without corticosteroid
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Treatment Aquaphor Ointment - Eucerin
Treatment Result
Made worse
Description

It's been almost eight weeks without corticosteroids (also much lower alcohol consumption). Central serous retinopathy is almost gone. For about six weeks I was using Clinique lotion and my eyelid was doing ok. About two weeks ago I switched to Eucerin and the skin acted up (see image). I can't think of the other reason. I actually applied corticosteroid cream today just to help with the flare up.

previous current status:

I started getting psoriasis (according to one dermatologist) or eczema (according to another) about five years ago in 2006.

Elbows and knees were very easy to fix with corticosteroid cream. However, eyelid condition keeps reoccurring.

Dates December 1, 2011 - January 26, 2012
Images (Click on the image to see higher resolution) psoriasis eye lid flare up
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Treatment Corticosteroid Cream
Treatment Result
Helped a lot
Description

I am using desodine ointment 0.05%. It's cannot be too strong since the screen is so thin on the eyelid. Applying once or twice brings about two weeks of relief.

previous current status:

I started getting psoriasis (according to one dermatologist) or eczema (according to another) about five years ago in 2006.

Elbows and knees were very easy to fix with corticosteroid cream. However, eyelid condition keeps reoccurring.

Dates March 1, 2006 - Ongoing
Images (Click on the image to see higher resolution) psoriasis on the eyelid - this is about ten days after treatment desodine ointment
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Treatment Lotion
Treatment Result
Helped a little
Description

I use lotions after the showers and helps maintain this condition but does not get rid of it.

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