What is wrong with my eyelids? (photos)
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Could your thyroid be giving you eyelid issues?
Hypo and hyperthyroid disease can affect the eyelids and orbit, even before the disease affects your thyroid hormone. Signs of thyroid related problems include swelling, tightness around the eye, dry eyes, double vision among other. It is best to be evaluated and followed by an oculoplastic surgeon in your area to determine if this is your problem.
Eyelids look older than age
You would need to see an oculoplastic surgeon to evaluate. Certainly hyperthyroid issues can cause eyelid swelling and eyelid retraction which the photo shows. But I would have to see you in consultation for a definitive answer.
Hypothyroid or hyperthyroid? You did not specify.
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From these photos it is hard to determine but you are right it is unusual to have droopy eyelids at such a young age. One thing to consider is that thyroid and other health issues can affect the eyes and their appearance. Comparing the look fo the eyes now to old photos can help determine if these changes are new. I would recommend seeing an oculoplastic surgeon who can work with your primary doctor to determine the cause and recommend any treatment
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