Genetic proptosis or ptosis? Can I improve the aesthetics of my uneven eyes? (photos)
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Doctor Answers 4
Thank you for your question. An in person consultation with a specialist would be the first step to determine the exact cause of the asymmetry. Once that is determined, the most appropriate treatment option(s) to address the issue would be discussed with you. Good luck.
Ptosis versus proptosis
Thanks for your question. Based on the photos, we cannot tell whether the asymmetry is due to proptosis or ptosis. It could also be a combination of both. An in person evaluation would be helpful to figure out what is going on. There are some simple, non-surgical measures that could be attempted that can improve the asymmetry. Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns!
Inherited large bulgy looking eye
You likely have larger right eyeball from myopia but it could be due to something else. Best to see ophthalmologist or oculoplastic specialist for evaluation. There is a treatment for reducing the bulgy appearance of the right eye to make eyes more symmetric. See following link.
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Proptosis vs ptosis
It isn't possible to say for sure given these photos. You may have proptosis of the right eye or ptosis of the left eye. An in person consultation will be necessary to determine for sure. In either case there are various treatments available to improve the symmetry of your eyes. If you are in Salt Lake City I'd be happy to meet with you.
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