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eye size change?

Is it normal to have the eye appear bigger/ "bulging" after a cataract surgery? I have mini monovision and the eye set for near/intermediate vision looks noticeably bigger (almost bulging) than the other. Surgery was a few years ago. I have had my thyroid levels checked recently and everything was normal.
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In adults the eye does not change signicantly in size. However an apparent size change is relatively common and can occur due to the upper lid drooping which makes that eye look smaller and the other larger, or the eye socket swelling due to something like over-active thyroid,  or wasting-atrophy of the fat in the socket such as with starvation or aging.  Your best bet is to see an ophthalmologist and share your concerns and start ruling out the various causes.
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is eye lip drooping a risk of cataract surgery , can it be permanent ? is it the  anesthetic injection that causes it
yes post operative lid droop (ptosis) is a risk of most eye surgeries. However it shows up immediately after the surgery.  It if does appear immediately after surgery most, but not all, improve or clear up after 6 months.
Post operative the droop can be due to injection or the thing that holds the eye open (speculum) stretching the lid muscles. It used to be much more problem with cataract surgery done at top of eye. Now it is down on ear side away from lid.

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