Hello i've been noticing for the past 3 months my eye is looking smaller when im smiling. It doesn't hurt at all neither does my head or ear. I'm thinking it's because i'm not having 8 hours of sleep. Its this normal?
Why does one of my eye looks smaller? (photo)
Doctor Answers (2)
Eyelid position vs eye position
The asymmetry between your eyes may either be due to a difference in the position of the eye within the eye socket, or due to a position difference between the eyelids.
You need a consultation with an Oculoplastics surgeon to determine you specific problem.
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It's hard to say from one picture, but you may have some slight eyelid ptosis, or a droopy eyelid. This can be more pronounced when one is tired. If you suspect it is due to fatigue, try getting some solid sleep for a full week and then reassessing the eyelid. If it still looks droopy and bothers you, see a local oculoplastic surgeon, who could give you options to raise the eyelid.
Web reference: http://utahoc.com/droopy-eyelids-ptosis/
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