Hey, I'm 21 and over the past two years I've noticed that one of my upper eye lids is a bit "Droopy" at times. The left one, and over the past few years I've also noticed that the pupil in that eye is sometimes considerably larger than the right. Not all the time, more noticeable at night. If I look at my eyes in the mirror its like my left pupil is dilated and my right pupil is going crazy trying to compensate and fix itself to my left one. I dont experience any problems with my vision, no blurriness, and I dont think i suffer from any headaches more than the normal person would. I was wondering if this is at all a thing I should worry about, my slightly at times droopy lid with a slightly dilated pupil. thanks!
It is unlikely that it is anything "bad" but I would feel better if
you were checked by a neurologist or neuro-ophthalmologist.
Worst case would be an early third nerve paresis caused by
an aneurysm. Very unlikely with your age and symptoms but
get it checked just to be sure.
More likely that you have an Adie's tonic pupil and a coincidental
slight ptosis (droopy lid) when you are tired and the eyelid muscle relaxes.
okay good deal, I'm defin. gunna go get checked somewhere during christmas break when Im home. i was just like **** i hope i dont have a weird brain tumor growing or something crazy. i feel like if it was anything bad something would have happend over the past 6years that ive had it. but hey maybe not who knows. Thanks again for your info!
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