Why is one of my eyes bigger then the other? Is this normal? (photos)
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One Eye Bigger - Is This Normal?
I can see a very small difference in eye size. In both photos, the left upper eyelid appears slightly droopy (ptotic) while the opposite eyelid is opened more widely (retracted). A possible explanation is that the right upper eyelid is overcompensating for the opposite droopy eyelid (according to Hering's law). This small difference in lid position can make the right eye look larger and the left eye relatively smaller.
You may also have a very small difference in pupil size (anisocoria), which is a normal finding in approximately 20% of the population. I would suggest that you consult an ophthalmologist or an oculoplastic surgeon if you are concerned. Best wishes.
The asymmetry that you have appears to be very minor.
To be sure, see two or more experienced, board-certified Plastic Surgeons, occuloplastic surgeons or facial ENT plastic surgeons in your area for a complete evaluation.
I hope this helps.
Modest asymmetries of the eyelids are the rule not the exception.
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