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Great! Very recently my left eye is not blinking as quickly

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Great! Very recently my left eye is not blinking as quickly as my right. Not all the time, but a couple of times a day I feel like I have to work to get it to open after blinking.
JA: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?
Customer: I'm very diligent about my vision checkups. I had one this past spring and have another scheduled for next spring. I'm almost exactly at the mid point. So six weeks or so. Six MONTHs not weeks, sorry.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have slightly elevated blood pressure that I take meds for. And a history of sinus infections, I think I might have one on my left side right now as a matter of fact.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  manal assaad replied 1 month ago.
Hello
I would like to help you but can you first give me more details
How did you notice that ?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I could feel it.
Expert:  manal assaad replied 1 month ago.
Hello I am an ophthalmologist and would like to help you . Can you please provide more details as to how you have noticed this phenomenon?
Expert:  manal assaad replied 1 month ago.
Ok please look in the mirror and let me know if your eye lids are about the same position I mean that your eye lid is not droopy
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No, my eyelid is not droopy at all.
Expert:  manal assaad replied 1 month ago.
That is perfect that rules out a condition called Bell's palsy . It is normal for eye lids not to blink at the same rate all the time . As long as no droopy lids are present it is a physiological condition ( normal occurrence) that can happen from time to time