U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 22-year-old male asked:

Can using tight eye mask for sleeping cause change in skull/head shape at age above 20?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Your skull is quite rigid to help protect your brain. An eye mask with an elastic worn a few hours at night is not going to alter the shape of your skull.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Dec 13, 2022


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.