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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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My eyelid is drooping what the heck?

My eyelid is drooping what the heck?

Ptosis: A drooping eyelid is called ptosis and can be caused by a wide number of things. If this is a new onset problem, you should see your eye doctor soon in order to determine the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one of my eyes to be drooping?

Is it normal for one of my eyes to be drooping?

No: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Why is my bottom eyelid swelling and itchy all of a sudden in one eye?

Why is my bottom eyelid swelling and itchy all of a sudden in one eye?

Likely allergy: This sounds like a contact allergy. It should resolve within 12-24 hours. You can use a cool compress and an over the counter anti-histamine. If it's particularly bothersome and not improving, see an eye doctor. ...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 of the muscles that control eyelid movement) can indicate a neurologic pathology that needs to be evaluated by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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The top lid of my eye is twitching for 2 days now. What makes it twitch?

The top lid of my eye is twitching for 2 days now.  What makes it twitch?

Myokymia: Localized muscle twitching over the eyelids is usually benign and self limited, and can be associated with fatique, eye strain, and lack of sleep. Typically, it is intermittent and quite benign. (very rarely, it involves the face on one side, and if this occurs, see a neurologist). ...Read more

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

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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Why is one of my eyes smaller all of a sudden?

Why is one of my eyes smaller all of a sudden?

Hard to say: It is more likely from a swollen eyelid or from the other eye bulging out more, making this eye look smaller. I'd see your eye md to be certain. ...Read more

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Why is one of my eyelids bigger than the other?

Why is one of my eyelids bigger than the other?

Maybe: A lid that looks "larger" may be due to drooping on ne side (ptosis), or excessive redundant skin (dermatochalasis) Brow ptosis can also cause the lids to look asymmetric. Thyroid dysfunction can also cause lids to appear different from one another. Get an exam to identify the cause ...Read more

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Have Bell's palsy, one month so far but noticed my eye brow on side of paralysis is higher than the normal side of face. Is this common or normal?

Have Bell's palsy, one month so far but noticed my eye brow on side of paralysis is higher than the normal side of face. Is this common or normal?

Bell's palsy : Yes. The seventh cranial nerve controls movement of the facial muscles. Paralysis of the face can lead to an inability to close the eye. It is important to protect the eye at night with eye ointment and a patch to avoid injury. You should start to see recovery soon and continue over the next six months. ...Read more

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One of my eyes is soo red and its basically making my one eye bigger than the other? Whats ththe reason for this?

One of my eyes is soo red and its basically making my one eye bigger than the other?  Whats ththe reason for this?

See your eye doctor: There are many causes of red eye, this includes eye irritation, infection or inflammation. You could also have a bruise or bleeding under the lining of the eye causing the redness. If one eye is bigger and not able to close well, this could cause eye redness, irritation, tearing or pain. This should be evaluated by an eye doctor to rule out causes of the eye asymmetry and redness. ...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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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

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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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Why is there a stye on my upper eyelid?

Why is there a stye on my upper eyelid?

Several reasons: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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My skin in my eye socket above my eyelid is very dry but only on one side. What could cause this?

My skin in my eye socket above my eyelid is very dry but only on one side. What could cause this?

Skin dry: Usually, the skin of the upper eyelids is lubricated by glands that have a fat-based secretion. The dryness may be due to a decreased secretion on the affected side. It is important to remember that although we may look symmetrical from left to right, we are not truly symmetrical. There are small differences from side to side that may concern us but are not at all significant. ...Read more

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My eyelids are single but there are double eyelid curve and lines above my eyes.when i try to widen my eyes the double eyelid eyes will appear.

My eyelids are single but there are double eyelid curve and lines above my eyes.when i try to widen my eyes the double eyelid eyes will appear.

It's fine: I am sure it is fine. Lots of changes and concerns as you go thru puberty. If it does not interfere with vision, don't worry too much. If it does, mention it to your doc next time you see him /her. Live healthy and be well! ...Read more

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One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

Temporary?: What you are describing is usually temporary and related to the last stages of bruising. Otherwise, best to run this concern by your plastic surgeon, since I have not experienced this concern long-term. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My eyelid is swollenand I have little blisters on top of my eye lid on the eyelid and the eyelashes..what could be the cause?

My eyelid is swollenand I have little blisters on top of my eye lid on the eyelid and the eyelashes..what could be the cause?

If there was series: of blisters with discomfort or pain - might wonder about shingles or herpes simplex virus. Eye examination may be the best way to approach this. Take care. ...Read more