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my eye lid is not the same the other is higher than the other

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my eye lid is not the same the other is higher than the other one. how can the dr fix it?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.

Do you mean that one eyelid is droopy compared to the other one?
Does the difference change throughout the day or stay the same?
When did you notice this?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

i was born like this my left eye and eye lid is different to my right eye and eye lid


Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.

You describing a condition called "congenital ptosis". This causes one eyelid to be higher than the other. Surgery is available to reattached the eyelid muscle to help raise it. If the congenital ptosis is severe, a surgery called frontalis suspension may be needed. Talk to your ophthalmologist about these possibilities.

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