You can work eyelid muscles by raising your eyebrows, placing a finger underneath and holding them up for several seconds at a time while trying to close them. This creates resistance similar to weight lifting. Quick, forcible blinks and eye rolls also work eyelid muscles.
Can you stretch eyes?
Eye Circles: While sitting or standing, move your eyes in a clockwise direction 20 times, making the circle as wide as you can. Relax for 10 seconds, then repeat in the opposite direction. Doing this three times daily will help to stretch your eye muscles.
Why are my eyelids tight?
In some cases, eyelids that feel tight, swollen and painful can signal a serious infection called orbital cellulitis, which is a medical emergency. Because your eyes are so important to the quality of your life, it is always a good idea to contact your health care provider for any bothersome eye symptoms.
Why do my eyelids feel like sandpaper?
Gritty eyes can make your eyes feel scratchy, rough and irritated— almost as if a piece of sand is stuck in your eye. Gritty eyes can be caused by a number of eye conditions, including dry eye syndrome, blepharitis, sjogrens syndrome, or even sunburned eyes.