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Seeing double, one eyelid covered up more than other eye. Is this diplopia?

hey my eyes ,an eyelid is covered up more than the other eye,when i have the laptop in front of me and i look at it i notice that in the backround the tv is crossed or shows double,when i cover one eye it is normal but on my webcam when i look up at the wall or something the allignment of my eyes arent even,i think this is diplopia but im not sure and i am not crossed eyes,please could you tell me what this is i am only 13,thanks.
Asked On : Mon, 12 Nov 2012
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It is most probably due to paresis of some of your extra-ocular muscles. You need to consult a neurologist or an eye specialist (squint specialist) .

You might be having squint of very less deformity which is not noticeable easily by you. Drooping of lid is due to ptosis which once again needs to be examined by a neurologist or eye specialist in clinic.

Meanwhile, when you have to do fine work, you can bandage the affected eye or sometimes by keeping the head in a particular posture, this diplopia can be overcome.


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