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My left eyelid is lower than the other one, what can I do to fix it?. I would appreciate your help

My left eyelid is lower than the other one, what can I do to fix it?. I would appreciate your help

Oculoplastic surgery: You need this evaluated by an oculoplastic surgeon (ask your ophthalmologist to recommend one) who can determine whether there is a treatable reason for the disparity, and if not then what surgery can be done to even the lids up. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to why is one eyelid lower than the other?

I'm curious as to why is one eyelid lower than the other?

Depends: It could be from muscle weakness, nerve, excess skin, genetic or trauma. The droopy eyelid called ptosis. If its new then please seek ophthalmology consult. ...Read more

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My left eyelid hangs lower than the right. And my left pupil is sometimes smaller than the right one. What could be the cause?

My left eyelid hangs lower than the right. And my left pupil is sometimes smaller than the right one. What could be the cause?

Ptosis / anisicoria: If this is new or progressive you should see your doc to have this evaluated. Problems with the nerves to your eye and associated muscles can cause this. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids is lower than the other. What is cause and cure?

One of my eyelids is lower than the other. What is cause and cure?

Ptosis: Drooping eyelid can be congenital, caused by birth trauma, acquired muscle weakness or something more serious like eye socket disease or tumor or indicative of neurological problem. Should see your eye md for diagnosis and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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Is this ptosis if one eye is a tiny bit lower than the other? Its much puffier and heavy eyelids than the other one. Natural treatment? Why heavier?

Is this ptosis if one eye is a tiny bit lower than the other? Its much puffier and heavy eyelids than the other one. Natural treatment? Why heavier?

Blepharoptosis: Without pictures, it is difficult to answer but what you are describing could be dermatochalasis or blepharochalasis with ptosis. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My eyes aren't symmetrical, my right eye seems to hang lower than my left eye. I was curious on what the problem could be?

My eyes aren't symmetrical, my right eye seems to hang lower than my left eye. I was curious on what the problem could be?

Normal: The facial structure around the eyes is generally not perfectly symmetrical, making this a common question. If you have no other symptoms, not to worry. ...Read more

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I have a constant pulse under one eye lower lid, in time with my heart beats for the past two weeks. You can clearly see it pumping. What should I do?

I have a constant pulse under one eye lower lid, in time with my heart beats for the past two weeks. You can clearly see it pumping. What should I do?

Lid irritation: More often than not this is related to eyelid irritation. Use some artificial tears regularly, like 4 times a day and see how it does! If not better, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can pinched nerves, bulg. Discs in neck cause myasthenia gravis? I have one eye lower than other, feel like choking couple days and snoring for months.

Can pinched nerves, bulg. Discs in neck cause myasthenia gravis? I have one eye lower than other, feel like choking couple days and snoring for months.

Maybe the opposite?: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease. In myasthenia gravis, your immune system produces antibodies that block your muscles' receptor sites for an acetylcholine, causing muscle weakness. The condition may cause weakness in your neck, arms and legs, but this usually happens along with muscle weakness and not the other way around. ...Read more

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Is there anything to be concerned about if you have one eyelid that appears to be lower?

Is there anything to be concerned about if you have one eyelid that appears to be lower?

This way from birth?: People usually don't have perfectly symmetrical faces, so one eyelid can be lower than the other. If a person always had one eyelid lower, from birth or childhood, that is likely normal for him. However, if an eyelid goes lower later in life, there may be a problem with the muscles of the eyelid, the nerves controlling the eyelid, or the lid itself. An ophthalmologist (eye M.D.) can figure it out. ...Read more

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My left eyelid is slightly lower than the right, and is worse on a morning. Why could this be?

My left eyelid is slightly lower than the right, and is worse on a morning. Why could this be?

Ptosis: Eyelid drooping, which is also called ptosis, may occur due to trauma, age, or various medical disorders. This condition can affect one or both eyes, it may come and go, or it might be permanent. Depending on the severity of the condition, drooping eyelids can block vision. In most cases, however, the condition is treatable, often through surgery. See an Ophthalmologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My eyelids have dropped lower than normal when open, do I have something that is life threatening I am only 16 years old?

My eyelids have dropped lower than normal when open, do I have something that is life threatening I am only 16 years old?

Evaluate by doctor: There are many causes for lid lag and fatigue. If this is a recent change, you should consult your doctor to determine cause. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sudden bags/folds under my lower eyelids?

What could be the cause of sudden bags/folds under my lower eyelids?

Baggy eyelids: Sudden appearance of swollen, baggy lower eyelids may be associated with fluid retention.
Check your weight for any recent gain and consult your family doctor. Gradual bagginess of the skin of the lower eyelids is often an inherited condition. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bump under my lower eyelid, what can it be?

What to do if I have a bump under my lower eyelid, what can it be?

Chalazion cyst: Could be a blocked pore in the skin of the eyelid known as a chalazion cyst. Warm compresses are usually all that is required. No medications needed. If it gets very red and swollen then sometimes oral antibiotics are indicated. ...Read more

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Had a little bump in lower eyelid since one year. I try everything but it don't go itself. I don't want to get it surgically removed. Plz help.thanks?

Had a little bump in lower eyelid since one year. I try everything but it don't go itself. I don't want to get it surgically removed. Plz help.thanks?

Difficult to say: It is difficult to diagnose you without seeing the lesion in person. You may have a hordeolum or chalazion which sometimes respond to antibiotic therapy. A papilloma is also a possibility — these sometimes require surgical excision ...Read more

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Over the last week I ve notist that one of my eyelids is lower than the other doing some research I ve found that wearing contacts can cause this I wear contacts for around 16 hours a day if I stop wearing contacts is there any chance my eyelid will retur

Over the last week I ve notist that one of my eyelids is lower than the other doing some research I ve found that wearing contacts can cause this I wear contacts for around 16 hours a day if I stop wearing contacts is there any chance my eyelid will retur

Eye M.D. can check: An eye doctor (md) can check to see if the ptosis might be related to contact lenses (other disorders cause ptosis). The patient can bring some pictures of himself along, so the doctor can see what the lids looked like in the past (bring also pictures of one's neutral face, tired face, sleepy face, etc..., not just a big smiley face). Lenses wear can be stopped to see if the lids return to normal. ...Read more

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I have drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye?

I have drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye?

Drooping of one eye: You may have natural asymmetry of the forehead and brows which can cause a suggestion that one eye droops or sags. You might have had trauma or a viral infection causing partial nerve weakness. You may have excess skin worse on one side versus the other. See a professional plastic surgeon, eye surgeon, or ENT surgeon whose has core training and experience with eyelids, face, and lids. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small white bump under my lower eyelid. What could it be?

What to do if I have a small white bump under my lower eyelid. What could it be?

Depends : The truth is it can be many things without actually seeing it. It can be a chalazion, xanthelasma, pimple, milia, stye, amelanotic melanoma, papilloma, molluscum contagiosum, progenic granuloma, and other things. This app won't give me enough space to give a larger detailed answer. I suggest you see an eye doctor. Feel better! ...Read more

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Can under eyes puffiness cause the lower eyelids to sag, like an inferior scleral show? I have both and it bothers me A LOT. It affects my life...

Can under eyes puffiness cause the lower eyelids to sag, like an inferior scleral show? I have both and it bothers me A LOT. It affects my life...

Lower eyelids: If your lower eyelids are sagging and this is not a medical condition, see a plastic surgeon for a referral. It is not healthy to leave your eyes unprotected. All the best. ...Read more

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Drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye, what to do?

Drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye, what to do?

A decrease or loss: Of function of your orbicularis oculi or levator muscles (some muscles that control eyelid movement) can indicate a neurologic pathology that needs to be evaluated by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Will double eyelid surgery (upper and lower) fix one of my droopy eyelid?

Will double eyelid surgery (upper and lower) fix one of my droopy 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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A rash has broken out on my face with small bumps on my lower cheeks, chin, under my chin, and eyelids.?

A rash has broken out on my face with small bumps on my lower cheeks, chin, under my chin, and eyelids.?

Dermatitis: Skin irritation can be caused by infection or allergy, non- specific irritation due to changes of soap. Don't manipulate the areas of lesions. See your doctor so the etiology can be determined and rash treated. ...Read more

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I develop swollen under my lower eyelids! When I blink it hurts and it's very red inside! I don't think it's a sty cuz there is no pimple there!

I develop swollen under my lower eyelids! When I blink it hurts and it's very red inside! I don't think it's a sty cuz there is no pimple there!

Internal sty: There are stys that are external (the pimple is easily seen) and those that are internal (the pimple is not visible, as in your case). I suspect this is the case for your condition. Warm compress the area, gentle massage and see ophthalmologist if symptoms are not improving in a day or two. ...Read more

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*SCARED* Can ptosis get worse with stress? Always had uneven eyelids/slightly uneven brows, but lately one brow looks a lot lower/I feel weakness?

*SCARED* Can ptosis get worse with stress? Always had uneven eyelids/slightly uneven brows, but lately one brow looks a lot lower/I feel weakness?

Seek evaluation: Generally stress should not worsen true ptosis and if you are feeling weakness you should be evaluated further. Neurological diseases such as myasthenia gravis should be ruled out. Please see your physician for a history and physical examination and further management. ...Read more

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What to do about drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye?

What to do about drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye?

See a doctor for : Evaluation and treatment. The best option is to see an Oculoplastic specialist. ...Read more

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Itchiness under eyes? On my lower eyelids what does this mean and how do I get rid of it?

Itchiness under eyes? On my lower eyelids what does this mean and how do I get rid of it?

Most likely...: Blepharitis is the most likely problem, followed by allergy. Go to www.2020visiin. Com/blepharitis. Html for more info and to learn how to treat. ...Read more

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Small red patch on lower inner eyelid (one eye) for past 9 days. Not getting worse or better. No pain, no itch, can't feel it. should it be checked?

Small red patch on lower inner eyelid (one eye) for past 9 days. Not getting worse or better. No pain, no itch, can't feel it. should it be checked?

Need to see the spot: *A picture is worth a thousand words. With an online consultation at Health Tap you can upload an image of your lip and discuss it with a physician. Another alternative is to upload an image to imgur.com and attach it to a private link. You can ask your question again with the link inserted in your question. ...Read more

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Can I wear new mascara on my upper eyelashes when my internal stye is under my lower eyelid?

Best to avoid it: With a stye, on top or bottom, it is best to avoid all eye make-up as blinking can transfer some meds to the lower lid easy enough and may worsen the area, etc. Get treated, then once resolved, you can start wearing make-up as instructed by you Dr. best wishes. ...Read more