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Why are my eyes suddenly crooked & droopy?

Why are my eyes suddenly crooked & droopy?

Go to the ER: Several serious conditions can cause this. You should go to the nearest ER at once for an exam. ...Read more

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When I look up, my eyes get all puffy or droopy. I have deep set eyes, can anything help?

When I look up, my eyes get all puffy or droopy. I have deep set eyes, can anything help?

Probably need exam: Puffiness around the eyes is typical with allergies and inflammation, as well as generalized fluid accumulation in the body (edema, which may build up in the face and around the eyes while sleeping). Droopiness of the eyes usually refers to droopy eyelids (ptosis) or the brow (brow ptosis). While these would be worse when you look up I do not know. Probably need an exam to figure this out. ...Read more

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My vision is perfect. but when I look up, they get all puffy or droopy. I have deep set eyes, Can anything help?

My vision is perfect. but when I look up, they get all puffy or droopy. I have deep set eyes, Can anything help?

Probably need exam: Puffiness around the eyes is typical with allergies and inflammation, as well as generalized fluid accumulation in the body (edema, which may build up in the face and around the eyes while sleeping). Droopiness of the eyes usually refers to droopy eyelids (ptosis) or the brow (brow ptosis). While these would be worse when you look up I do not know. Probably need an exam to figure this out. ...Read more

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After strabmisus surgery on left eye. Droopy eyes developed. What do I do i?

After strabmisus surgery on left eye. Droopy eyes developed. What do I do i?

Follow-up w/eyeMD: Strabismus surgery often affects upper and lower lid height postoperatively, due to fibrous bands in the orbit that are altered during surgery or the healing phase. Wait until the lid height has stabilized and consult an oculoplastic surgeon. Orbital fat atrophy often results in a narrowed lid fissure as well. Other unrelated causes of ptosis are possible too. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my left eye is droopy and my right eye is wide open, what can I do for my eyes to look the same?

Should i be concerned if my left eye is droopy and my right eye is wide open, what can I do for my eyes to look the same?

See an eye doctor: Herrington's law causes that phenomena. So going to an oculoplastic surgeon for evaluation will straighten this out. You may have difficulty doing this by yourself without medical or surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Can carbamazapine make you cross eyed and make your eyes look more droopy (as in tired eyes) ?

Can carbamazapine make you cross eyed and make your eyes look more droopy (as in tired eyes) ?

Yes. : It's not a specific side effect of the drug but rather the sedative effect.. It makes you more sleepy. This can reduce your brains ability to to keep your eyes aligned. This is called a breakdown in ocular phoria, alignment. When you are more "sleepy" eyelids can droop. Less common causes include thyroid disease and autoimmune disease such as my esthetic gravies. Tell your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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