How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. JP Your Own Question
Dr. JP
Dr. JP, Ophthalmology, Oculoplastic Surgery
Category: Eye
Satisfied Customers: 28
Experience:  Harvard Medical School, Massachussetts Eye and Ear
Type Your Eye Question Here...
Dr. JP is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

blood spot on upper eyelid

Customer Question

blood spot on upper eyelid
Submitted: 6 years ago via Patientsville.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. JP replied 6 years ago.

If at all possible can you attache a photo? I could really help you with this as I'm an oculoplastics and orbital reconstructive surgeon specializing in lids, adnexa, orbit diseases.





Customer: replied 6 years ago.
sorry i cannot do that without my camera phone
Expert:  Dr. JP replied 6 years ago.



how long has it been there

how large is it?

what does it feel like? pain, no pain

is it flat, bump, ulcer, vascular?

is it on skin of eyelid or on undersurface of eyelid?

Dr. JP and other Eye Specialists are ready to help you
Expert:  Dr. JP replied 6 years ago.

you can take on phone and send to and i'll try to help



Edited by Lindie-Moderator on 4/9/2010 at 4:01 AM EST
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
its a very small (1/4 inch) blood spot-cam on yesterday; only new pills-unisom; antibiotic-ceftin/ sorry i have no way of sending picture
Expert:  Dr. JP replied 6 years ago.

a small blood spot that is painless and flat likely represent a small leak from a highly vascular lid capillary. should get a bit larger over 48 hours and then slowly regress over next 10-14 days and then resolve.



Expert:  Dr. JP replied 6 years ago.
Can I help you anymore?