Pulling on Eyelids

beacaue I have obssesive compulsive disorder. I'm obsessed witm my eyelids. does always pulling your eyelid really hard can change your eye shape? or the eye openning will be stretch out? I'm 20 yrs old and sorry for my poor english I'm an asian

Doctor Answers (2)

Biobehavioral therapy may be appropriate.

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Yes pulling on the eyelids will over time cause severe harm and damage to the eyelids.  Since you have the insight to understand that this is related to your OCD, I would set as a goal of therapy reducing this destructive personal habit.


Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Pulling on eye lids

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If you have this problem, I suggest seeing a psychiatrist......................................................

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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