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If the swellow below the eye has persisted for about an year then it is unlikely to reduce with compresses alone.
Allergies would affect both eyes usually.
One of the possibilities is of the prolapse of orbital fat due to ahe relatedvweakening of the orbital septum.
Such a condition can be corrected by blepharoplasty surgery.
It is done by an oculoplasty surgeon
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I do not know what the orbital septum is. What would cause this and how do I find an oculoplasty surgeon?
Sure this has nothing to do with it, but I do have a deviated septum I was told should be fixed.
The orbital septum is a layer of tissue which prevents the fat around the eye (it is not related to the nasal septum of the nose) from protruding outwards.
The orbital septum can weaken with aging and cause the fat to protrude .
Is this a fairly easy surgery and how do you recommend I find a surgeon?
You can get a referral from your eye doctor or search for one online.
A lot of individuals get this surgery done regularly.
Thank you for your help
You can search for an oculoplasty surgeon at this site.www.aao.org
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