Eye Crusting With Sleep And Eyelashes Falling Out

Reviewed on 1/23/2023

Crusting of the eyes or eyelids with sleep can occur due to conditions that cause excessive discharge or tearing such as allergic reactions, blepharitis, or pink eye. Inflammation of the eyelids can also cause eyelashes to fall out. If you are concerned about diseases of the eye or any other conditions, describe all your symptoms accurately to your doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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