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Why does my eye look significantly smaller after an injury to the face?

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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Typically

This would either be due to a droopy eyelid or due to an orbital blowout fracture allowing the eye to sink in.
Either way, an oculoplastic surgeon could help you.

In brief: Typically

This would either be due to a droopy eyelid or due to an orbital blowout fracture allowing the eye to sink in.
Either way, an oculoplastic surgeon could help you.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sinking eye

Often a fracture of the bony orbit forming the socket of the causes collapse of the walls into the sinuses and the eyeball will sink backwards into the skull - this is called enophthalmos and is fairly common.
Sometimes extreme lid swelling will obscure the eyeball and make it look smaller.

In brief: Sinking eye

Often a fracture of the bony orbit forming the socket of the causes collapse of the walls into the sinuses and the eyeball will sink backwards into the skull - this is called enophthalmos and is fairly common.
Sometimes extreme lid swelling will obscure the eyeball and make it look smaller.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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