A way to fix uneven eyelids? (photos)
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Thanks for your question and photo. It it hard to say exactly what you need since you need a physical exam would be required to get an idea of what may be scarred or damaged from the baseball. It can be corrected but it depends on how. Seek a board certified surgeon with a speciality in eyes to get the best outcome. Good Luck!
All the best, Carlos Mata MD, MBA, FACS, @uneveneyes @blepharoplasty@docmata #drcarlosmata Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Enophthalmos after trauma
You have right upper eyelid ptosis.
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Uneven eyelids, proptosis or enophthalmos...
The reason for your asymmetry is not clear from your photograph and history. The right eye appears proptotic (or left eye enophthalmic). Blunt orbital injuries most often cause enophthalmos secondary to the orbital floor fracture and sinking of the orbital floor (and/or medial wall). On the other hand, there could be a maxillary sinus problem on the right. Your best action would be to make an appointment with an Oculoplastic surgeon to assess your eyelid and orbital examination thoroughly. Once you have a clinical diagnosis, and possibly an imaging study of the eye sockets, your doctor can make recommendations to repair the problem. Best wishes!
From your description and photo, there is not enough information to give you a diagnosis and determine the best course of action (if any). Ocular injuries can be quite complex, so the root cause of your condition must first be determined. I strongly advise you see an ophthalmologist to further examine you and determine the next steps.
I wish you well!
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