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A 24-year-old female asked:

I'm a missionary. i have notice that one of my eyes are getting smaller and i feel like i have sand in my eyes. is this serious?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: Go to a doctor and or eye doctor to get it checked out. It could be the beginning of an eye infection or a foreign body is irritating your eyes. You want to take care of those precious eyes.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
See a doctor: I am sure the mission president can understand that you need to see a family doctor or an eye doctor urgently. Please go get this looked at soon.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

What does it mean if one of your eyes look like it's getting smaller than the other?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Ptosis: Probably one of your eyelids is drooping. Be evaluated by an ophthalmologist to determine the cause.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2015

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