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Doctor insights on: Drooping Of One Eyelid

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Is it weird to have only one drooping eyelid?

Is it weird to have only one drooping eyelid?

Drooping eyelid: This problem is common. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Today i woke up and i had one drooping eyelid! what should I do?

Today i woke up and i had one drooping eyelid! what should I do?

See your doctor: This should prompt a visit to your doctor now to rule out any major problems. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever had surgery for only one drooping eyelid?

Has anyone ever had surgery for only one drooping eyelid?

Yes, but...: Many surgeons who perform this kind of corrective surgery will operate on both eyelids because of the existence of a reflex in the brain that causes one lid to descend when the other is raised. So, raising the drooping lid alone may cause the other (normal) lid to droop. ...Read more

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My mom has drooping eyelid on one side?

My mom has drooping eyelid on one side?

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 the cause of the ptosis and for treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What does a doctor have to do to correct one drooping eyelid?

What does a doctor have to do to correct one drooping eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Why does just one eyelid droop?

Many possible causes: You need an evaluation by an ophthalmologist to determine why your eyelid is droopy. There are some very serious medical conditions that can be associated with a droopy eyelid. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my one eyelid starts to droop?

See an eye doctor: New lid droop always needs to be evaluated. Although most of the time it is benign, there may be conditions that have to be addressed. Often, medical or surgical treatment can help, so don't delay seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a way to correct my asymmetry of eyelids without surgery? One droops/

Few: If you are an eyeglass wearer, there is an extension on the back of eyeglasses that an optical shop can make called ptosis crutch which will elevate one eye. It is slightly annoying to use but you can get used to it. Otherwise you will have to correct your ptosis with surgery that is minimally invasive, not painful and can be recommended by your oculoplastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How come only one of my eyelids droop while the other one doesn't?

How come only one of my eyelids droop while the other one doesn't?

Ptosis: There are a number of condtions in which one eyelid only droops (unilateral ptosis). Have your ophthalmologist evaluate this and see if there is a cause. A drooping lid can be surgically corrected (levator surgery). ...Read more