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Sudden droopy eyelid of only one eye after eye drops at doctor?

Sudden droopy eyelid of only one eye after eye drops at doctor?

Side effect of drops: This is usually caused by the eyedrops used during you eye exam. These can sometime cause temporary weakness of the eyelid muscles. This should resolve with time. If it persists you should return to your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Drooping Eyelid (Definition)

Ptosis is a symptom in which a person has drooping of one or both eyelids. Drooping can be temporary or permanent, and be caused by muscle weakness, nerve ...Read more


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If i may have a droopy eyelid, or tired looking eyes that could be fixed either naturally or with surgery, what doctor should I consult? Please help.

If i may have a droopy eyelid, or tired looking eyes that could be fixed either naturally or with surgery, what doctor should I consult? Please help.

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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Droopy eyelid in one eye after being sleep deprived. Should i be worried?

Droopy eyelid in one eye after being sleep deprived. Should i be worried?

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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I have one droopy eyelid caused by allergies but my mom won't take me to the doctors, help?

I have one droopy eyelid caused by allergies but my mom won't take me to the doctors, help?

Insists on it : Allergy is not expected to cause one droopy eyelid. If you are 42 yo, why do you need to have your mom bring you to a doctor unless you are disabled? See a doctor soon to make sure that it is not a neurologic problem. ...Read more

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Is there any way to correct a droopy eyelid and a lazy eye?

Is there any way to correct a droopy eyelid and a lazy eye?

Eyelid- yes: The droopy eyelid is called ptosis. It is usually caused by a muscle or nerve problem that is amenable to surgery. The lazy eye (amblyopia )treatment depends on the age of the patient. If the patient is under 12 years old then patching may help improve the vision. Over age 12 the nervous system is developmentally stable and patching will not help improve the vision. ...Read more

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Please tell me can getting hit above your eye cause droopy eyelid?

Please tell me can getting hit above your eye cause 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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Should i stop kickboxing if I have a droopy eyelid in my left eye?

Should i stop kickboxing if I have a droopy eyelid in my left eye?

It depends on cause: There are many reasons for a droopy eyelid and to find out what is causing this visit your ophthalmologist as a starting point. It could be related to trauma from kickboxing, but it could also be something else. ...Read more

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M 19 can a droopy eyelid be caused by rubbing or anxiety? I have health anxiety and have been rubbing my eye for 2 days left eyelid slightly drooped.

M 19 can a droopy eyelid be caused by rubbing or anxiety? I have health anxiety and have been rubbing my eye for 2 days left eyelid slightly drooped.

stop rubbing!: Which is definitely associated with keratoconus. I also treated a patient who rubbed the eye enough to cause locallized swelling from histamine release, which then stretched the levator tendon and caused drooping. Use behavior modification techniques and meditation/deep breathing to help with anxiety and if necessary, seek help from a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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