I always thought my eyes were relatively symmetrical, but a few weeks ago I noticed one is considerably bigger than the other. It could just a shape issue, but it leads me to ask can the shape of your eye change? I am only in my early 20's so it's not like my eyes are drooping or changing due to old age.
Can Eye Size/shape Change over a Short Period of Time?
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Changes in eye shape or size over short period of time
Yes, indeed changes in the size and shape of eyelids can occur over a short period of time, but this is a very rare event usually due to orbital tumors or sinus related mucus seals. The more likely cause is that you have just now noticed that you have asymmetrical eyebrows and/or eyelids that have been there all along.
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Acute Eye Asymmetry Requires Work Up to Rule Out Growth
Hi Paranoid Boy,
You should consult with either an opthalmologist or an ENT physician. Make sure that you have a MRI or CT scan of your orbits to make sure that there is not a growth that is causing the size of one eye to change its shape. I would advise you to make this appointment ASAP.
Wishing you well.
Eye shape is always a bit different from one side to the other. I always point it out in consultation, because patients will always notice things more after surgery.
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