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my eyelid is hanging lower than the other one

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic surgery: You need this evaluated by an oculoplastic surgeon ( ask your ophthalmologist to recommend one) who can determine whether there is a treatable reason ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: It could be from muscle weakness, nerve, excess skin, genetic or trauma. The droopy eye lid called ptosis. If its new then please seek ophthalmolog ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Ptosis / anisicoria: If this is new or progressive you should see your doc to have this evaluated. Problems with the nerves to your eye and associated muscles can cause th ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
53 years experience Ophthalmology
Ptosis: Drooping eyelid can be congenital, caused by birth trauma, acquired muscle weakness or something more serious like eye socket disease or tumor or indi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Metzinger
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Blepharoptosis: Without pictures it is difficult to answer but what you are describing could be dermatochalasis or blepharochalasis with ptosis. Please see a board ce ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Normal: The facial structure around the eyes is generally not perfectly symmetrical, making this a common question. If you have no other symptoms, not to wor ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Lid irritation: More often than not this is related to eyelid irritation. Use some artificial tears regularly, like 4 times a day and see how it does! if not better, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Maybe the opposite?: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease. In myasthenia gravis, your immune system produces antibodies that block your muscles' ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Find the cause: Treatment will depend on the cause but more than likely involves surgery.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
If not born this way: Most people don't have perfectly symmetrical faces, so one eyelid may be lower than the other. If a person always had one eyelid lower, from birth or ... Read More

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