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3 month old Eye's
MSettle78 posted:
Hi Everyone !

I have a quick question for you ladies !?!?! I have been noticing one of my sons eye is slightly more shut than the other. You cant really notice it unless you really look. And I see it more when hes tired. For some reason when I hold him and go to the mirror I seem to see it alot more . Everyone is telling me its prob fine its just no persons body is perfect symmetric . Any Advice or comments ?
cshyronia responded:
u can always ask ur baby's dr.
Sara DuMond, MD, FAAP responded:
Hi MSettle78,
Thanks for posting your question. While it is certainly correct that slight asymmetries in facial/body features is normal, since you have noticed a pattern to the eye appearance (i.e. you notice it more when he's tired or from certain angles), it would be a good idea to discuss it with his pediatrician at his next check-up. There are ways of examining babies' eyes that can help us determine if there is a reason behind slight differences like what you're describing or if it's just normal for him. Hope that helps!
Dr. DuMond
kamls73 responded:
Both of my kids have the same thing. We took my DD to a specialist & were told that it's just a "Lazy Eyelid" nothing to worry about at all. As long as it's not impairing her vision - i.e... blocking her from seeing anything - it's totally normal. When my DS was born we noticed that he had the same thing. A lazy eyelid runs in my family - so I wouldn't worry about it too much unless it's really driving you nuts - then I would talk to your ped.
MSettle78 replied to kamls73's response:
Thank you Makes me feel better

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