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why is one of my eyelids drooping

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Plastic surgery: See an oculoplastic surgeon for repair.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Droopy lids: Usually there is some mild eyelid swelling that causes an allergic reaction and eyelids to droop. You can give a trial of benadryl 1.2 tsp (2.5 cc/ml) ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Ptosis: A drooping eye lid is called ptosis. It can occur for numerous reasons, most of which can be surgically corrected. See your eye doctor to determine th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Khadavi
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not likely: But possible.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Eyelid droopiness: Eyelid droopiness can be a sign of many issues. You should see an eye doctor for further evaluation and correction.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
See your doctor: This should prompt a visit to your doctor now to rule out any major problems.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: A drooping eye lid is called ptosis. It can occur for numerous reasons, most of which can be surgically corrected. See your eye doctor to determine th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience in Ophthalmology
See an Eye MD: In order to determine whether eyedrops can help, first you need a complete diagnosis, so see an eye md soon.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience in General Practice
Topical steroids: Usually we recommend not using topical steroid preparations (like cortisone) for more than 2 weeks at a time, because the steroid medication can cause ... Read More

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