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It seems like my eyes have drooped in recent years. Although

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It seems like my eyes have drooped in recent years. Although I can still see perfectly out of both eyes, I remember my eyes appearing much larger up until about the age of 15. This is confirmed when I look back in photos from when I was a baby up until the age of 13 around. Do I have ptosis? and what could cause this? The first photo was from when I was 12 and the second from when I was 15. Now, not only do my eyelids feel like they look droopy but also the skin on my lids is starting to droop. What is going on?!?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
also, my left eyebrow has always been lower than my right ever since I was born.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Sorry, the first photo was from when I was 15 and the second was from when I was 12.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
This is the most recent photo and as you can see the skin on my left eye is beginning to fold over because it is thinning out a bit. Im only 17 so why does it feel like my eyes are aging?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Do you feel any pain, discharge from eyes?

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Hello again,
I was waiting for your reply.
I am sorry for your symptoms.
The appearance can vary individually.
It can change with growth & development of body & face.
Your eyes do not appear abnormal.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
Wish your good health.
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Regards.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
for some people, their eyes can droop as they get older? would this be considered normal? also, I had an eating disorder when I was about 13 and lost nearly 25 pounds dropping from 115 pounds to 90 pounds over a course of 8 months then gained the weight back within 5 months. Could this have caused any problems with my face? And would you recommend i receive any surgery on my eyes? Thanks
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Do not have any pain or discharge from my eyes. However, I feel like when I wake up my eyes appear much more open then throughout the day. Any thoughts on this too?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thank you!
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

You are always welcome.

Wasting or loosing weight or weight gain can have effect,

I do not think you need any surgery for it.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Do you know any ways I can make my eyelids more open? Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

For cosmetic reason you can consult a cosmetic surgeon.
Medicines would not help.
Basically, as there is no problem with vision, you should not need any intervention or surgery.