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one eyelid bigger than other

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelid: The simple answer could be because you have a slight ptosis (one eye lid droops a little lower than the other) or you could have some lid retraction ( ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hill
33 years experience Ophthalmology
May be the eye: Asymmetry of eyelid size is rare.Most likely,the height,or position of the eyelid has changed OR the position of the eyeball has changed.Old photograp ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Start with eye doc: There are oculoplastic surgeons who specialize in work like you describe. But first please seek out an evaluation by an ophthalmologist who can help y ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: A lid that looks "larger" may be due to drooping on ne side (ptosis), or excessive redundant skin (dermatochalasis) Brow ptosis can also cause the li ... Read More
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Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes and NO : The two sides of one's body are not totally symmetrical, so it is not unusual to have a side bigger than the other. However, there are illnesses that ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
See MD: If you mean your pupils are of different sizes, you need to see your physician. It can be a sign of an abnormality in your brain.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Smaller eye: This can be from neurolocical disese like myasthenia or thyroid or even a vascular malformation affected by head position during sleep.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgeon: See facial plastic surgeon for assessment.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Being human: The human body is not totally symmetrical and one eye may differ significantly from the other in visual acuity especially when there is severe astigma ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Anisocoria: Anisocoria is defined as a difference in size between two pupils. The parasympathetic NS constricts the pupil and the sympathetic NS dilates the pupil ... Read More

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