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Upper lid

upper lid --> upper eyelid

The superior, larger and more mobile of the two eyelids which covers most of the anterior surface of the eyeball, including the cornea, when closed; a portion of the lacrimal gland and the aponeurosis of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle extend into it, the muscle opening the closed eye and providing additional elevation when the gaze is directed upward.

Synonym: palpebra superior, upper lid.


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The Fiber Disease

... start around the cheekbone and move UP, it goes through the bottom lid at the lash line...and then into the upper eye lid.....like Hartuk described as stitching the eyelids together. But in my case, ...

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by befour
Fri Nov 10, 2006 11:09 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... carefully and you will see exactly where it is located above the upper lid. You don't suffer from disease this do you? hartuk

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by hartuk
Fri Nov 10, 2006 3:34 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

Tam Tam Yes it is my right eye The Lacrimal gland on my upper lid is swollen. Slightly purple Both corners have what appear to be stitches over the lid and into ...

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by Foxy Lady
Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:19 am
 
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by hartuk
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... for the blepharitis? Please think back to the drooping of the eyelid, and try to describe this in more detail. E.g., was it in only one eye, ... worse affected of the two)? Was it mainly in the outer aspect of the upper lid, as though something was inside the lid, pulling it downwards and ...

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by Cilla
Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:41 pm
 
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