I am a 43 year old female.....A year and a half ago, out of nowhere, when I woke up both of my eyes were drooped for 3 weeks. Once my eyes returned to normal (appearance wise), I noticed that my eyes weren't the same any longer. 1 1/2 years later I am still dealing with problems.
I do have MS, dx in 2001, and Crohns dx in 1992, but my Neuro said it wasn't the MS causing it. He sent me to several specialists about my eyes, and I was tested for Myasthenia Gravis and after several doctors/specialist, MG was pretty much ruled out. My eyes never drooped again, praise God, but my eyes have never been the same since.
I feel pressure/heaviness behind my eyelids everyday which gets heavier as the day goes by. Although it doesn't appear, I feel like my eyelids are just a lil slightly lower than it use to before they drooped 1yr1/2 ago. When I close my eyes and feel my eyelids it feels normal, the heaviness is coming moreso from top/behind the eye sort of speak, if that makes sense. It's unreachable/untouchable. It's like the muscles in my eyes are weak, I have to stay mindful of actually bucking my eyes just enough to have more of a normal view, but not look crazy.Also, when I turn my head to look at something/someone, it actually takes about 1,2 seconds for me to actually focus in on what I'm looking at.
This has been very frustrating for me, especially on top of everything else I have to endure. If you know of anything this could be or have heard of someone experiencing the same, please let me know.
Thank you in advance
I would ask your ophthalmologist about getting a CT scan of your eyes to make sure all is normal anatomically and then consider seeing a oculoplastic specialist to see if you may have seronegative myasthenia (unlikely). MS could theoretically do anything so can't really rule that out as a partial culprit either.
From Hollywood stars to your yoga teacher, it seems that everyone swears by a detox diet. But does it actually work? And is it even healthy? Cardiologist and weight loss expert James Beckerman, MD, weighs in
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.