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

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Gillespie
40 years experience Ophthalmology
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

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Could be serious...: There is a nerve damage condition called Horner syndrome, characterized by miosis (a constricted pupil), ptosis (a weak, droopy eyelid), and anhidrosi ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye lid: you may be noticing a drooping lid on one side or a lid retraction on the other side, both have different meanings and need to be first evakuated by ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
See urgent care: If eye actually seems bigger then retro-orbital lesion with proptosis would be a concern. See urgent care facility for exam of eye, including eye pr ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Sagging eyelid: without more details and assuming a new condition you need a detailed physical examination to assess a complaint that might be a sign of serious illne ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
The most: Common reason is that the glasses you need for one eye is stronger than the one for the other. If your vision is blurred with glasses on, then see yo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor to: Confirm eye protrusion measurements (exophthalmometer readings), check extraocular muscles & do dilated fundoscopic exam for optic nerves to see i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Refraction: Most likely a difference in the refractive needs between the eyes (the prescription needed which has to do with the shape of the eyes). There are othe ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ptosis: Eyelid drooping, which is also called ptosis, may occur due to trauma, age, or various medical disorders. This condition can affect one or both eyes, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possible causes: The most common cause is due to aging, but a droopy eye lid could be caused by local inflammation, nerve disorders such as multiple sclerosis, muscle ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Perozek
22 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor: It may be that one upper lid is lower than the other and the eye appears a different size when in reality they are the same size. This can be a neuro ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends: Can be many things. Pupil asymmetry is normal up to 1 mm difference. If the headache does not improve or other symptoms develop, you need to see your ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No: Though she may have glaucoma if what you are saying is correct. She should be seen by an ophthalmologist who can thoroughly evaluate her eyes. If you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
RIGHT EYE SMALLER: Allergic conjunctivitis has redness and itching on the affected eye. Stye is painful swelling with redness in the conjunctivae.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mund
58 years experience Ophthalmology
Whwn did this start?: If this has been your facial configuration for all or most of your life, it may be a congenital situation; however, if this is recent, see an ophthalm ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Eyelid twitching: Usually caused by fatigue, stress or lid inflammation. Stress and fatigue are easy to take care of. If eyelid inflammation, an ophthalmologist would n ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Thompson
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see a doctor: You must be examined by a doctor, preferably an ophthalmologist (eye specialist).
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Blepharitis: an inflammation of the hair follicles of the eye. PLease get examined.

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