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My right eye lid is drooping more than the left side why could that be

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Gillespie
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Lid droop, ptosis: Some lid drooping is preset from birth, some acquired as we get older. Certain drugs like topical Prednisone can cause lid drooping and usually return... Read More
Dr. John Hoffmann
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
Multiple causes: It depends on exactly what is wrong. A droopy appearing eyelid may be caused by excess upper eyelid skin or drooping of the eye brow. It could be some... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
You have to have both workups: 1. If considering your left eye as abnormal the most common cause is Thyroid disease. Your primary care doctor can do... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Be checked today: You may have a dental or sinus infection or both and if it is spreading to the area around your eye you need to be seen and treated with antibiotics. ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Yes but: Could also be due to infected teeth, stroke, trauma, fracture, etc. please see both your Dentist and your PCP.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Suggest ophtho: Suggest you see an ophthalmologist about the eyelid. Chronic nasal obstruction can be evaluated by an ent. Too many reasons to guess why without an ac... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Ptosis: Or droopy eyelid, has many possible causes. You are quite young to have this developing. Based on this, you should have a complete eye evaluation to... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Needs evaluation: If its a new change then it can be a muscle or a nerve problem. It will be best to see your eye doctor for consultation asap.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Leave it alone: There is no reason for alarm. These things happen to everyone. As long as you are otherwise healthy, and not concerned about medicine side effects, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
NOT enough info: Please repost your question but this time PLEASE tell WHY you had a craniotomy. Aneurysm? Bleed? What? Where? Frontal? Temporal? Parietal? Occipital? ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
DIY eyeglasses?...: Adjusting glasses strength is usually not a Do-It-Yourself thing. Lazy-eye means different things to different patients, so we usually bring the patie... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
See an eye doctor: The question is: "why is the eyelid different?" is this something that has been present since birth? Was there trauma to the lid? An infection? Each c... Read More

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