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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