Ptosis of the right eye after sleep?

I am 21 yrs old.My right eyelid droops after sleep and the right eye appears smaller than the left after sleep. It comes back to normal after few hours. PS I have a higher power on my left eye. And I also have sinusitis.

Doctor Answers 2

Fluctuating Eyelid Position

Eyelid position can change over time, but does not generally fluctuate day to day. While subtle changes are likely nothing to worry about, noticeable changes can be related to certain systemic conditions such as thyroid problems or neuromuscular disease. I would recommend seeing an oculoplastic surgeon to do a full evaluation to ensure there are no other underlying issues contributing to your eyelid position changes, as you are quite young to notice a change. 


New York Oculoplastic Surgeon

Intermittent droopy eyelid

Thank you for sharing your question. Occasional ptosis is usually nothing to be concerned about, but can be a sign of systemic illness. See an experienced Oculoplastic SurgeonĀ for comprehensive evaluation. Good luck,


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