Hello and thanks for your question. It is not uncommon for one eyelid to be asymmetric from the other and therefore see one prolapse more than the other one. Your observation that it is more pronounced after ingesting salt and/or alcohol makes sense as you tend to retain more water with these and extra fluid will collect in places that are already stretched. I agree in that this does not sound like it is related to any nerve issue, though.
If the prolapse has been stable for a while (ie, not completely disappearing and then coming back strong, different from the vacillations seen with salt/alcohol ingestion) then I think seeing am Oculoplastics
specialist would be the best thing to get a surgical evaluation to see if that is the best course of action.
Does that make sense? Do you have any other questions I did not address?
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