Brenna had to have skin graft surgery to create eyelids. In the meantime, both before and after, you have to apply eye ointment like Lacrilube or ClearEyes or GenTeal to keep the eyes moist.

Could your son have reflux?
Ichthyosis-en-Confetti Type 2
Husband, Nathan - 10, Elliot - 7, Oliver - 4, all affected.
I also have an unaffected daughter, age 8.

email: jennifer at confettiskin dot com
facebook - find me on "ichthyosis mommy spot" or "friends of ichthyosis"