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One Of My Eyelids Is Droopy
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
See a doctor for : Evaluation and treatment. The best option is to see an Oculoplastic specialist. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 eyelid is swollenand I have little blisters on top of my eye lid on the eyelid and the eyelashes..what could be the cause?
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