I Have Horner's Syndrome

A Horner's Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Horner's Syndrome. You're not alone. 40 People

    Almost two months ago,

    I had a C5C6 disk replacement. The first thing my family asked when I came out of surgery was "what happened to your eye?" Of course, I had no idea, since I was completely sedated. The next day I was told it was Horner's Syndrome. The doctor kept saying that it is "only...
    GypsySoul8 GypsySoul8
    36-40
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    Horners Depression

    Hi Everyone I have been recently diagnosed with horners although I have had the symptoms (droopy eyelid, less reactive pupil and decreased sweating) since I was around 10 years old and I am now 26. I don't really understand why my parents never got it checked out and I do hold a...
    lauraelise1986 lauraelise1986
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 21, 2013

    Sad Looking For Help

    All throughout junior high and high school I was berated for my drooping eyelid due to complications of my birth. It really hurt my self confidence and I would joke a lot to try and hide how sad I was and am. My joking was taken as hostility by my peers and I ended up almost...
    Jordanhead11 Jordanhead11
    18-21
    3 Responses Jun 12, 2012

    Horners Syndrome

    Hi there everyone, My boy Caden was diagnosed with horners syndrome a year ago. He is 4 years old, we did not notice it from birth and he had no trauma. He went for a mri but all is clear. He started getting bad migraines at the beginning of this year and today he is home sick...
    concin concin
    31-35, F
    Jul 19, 2012

    Life Is Life

    when i was a little kid i got a peace of plastic stuck in my throat and i had to go to the hospital aften for 2 years and when i came out i had horner's syndrome in both my eye and hafe my body. Because of it im going blind the doc. said by the time im 27 ill be blind and...
    redhorn70 redhorn70
    13-15, M
    5 Responses May 21, 2010

    Hi.

    I'm 16 years old. I have one blue eye and one green eye. My pupils are also not the same size. Also, when I do something active, my face turns half red and half white. ..why? When I was younger it stopped me from doing sports. But now that I'm doing cross cross, it happens all...
    Catwoman16 Catwoman16
    16-17
    Aug 14, 2012

    Ineed Some Advice!

    I was born with horners syndrome and was diagnosed when I was 4 years old. I only sweat on the right side of my head and when I workout or doing anything physical one have of my face gets all red and sweaty while the other just stays the same, also one of my eyes is blue, and the...
    AaronG23 AaronG23
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2012

    Horner's After Surgery

    I developed horner's after surgery. I found this website this morning and was hopinng someone could help. I, of course, have the usual symptoms, ie not sweating on one side, droopy eyelid, small pupil. Unfortunately, I also have one eye (the affected eye) that is bloodshoot...
    Westsides Westsides
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 15, 2013

    Chronic Horner Since I Can Remember

    I was diagnosed with a ganglio neuroma tumor in my right lung when I was one year old. I've had Horner since the procedure to remove that tumor, I am 23 years old now. I have complete anhydrosis from my nipple up in my right side, completely dry, even If I run or go into a sauna...
    Tente Tente
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

    Horners And My Eye Battles

    I have Horners and was diagnosed over 2 years ago.  I honesly dont have too many side effects from it, other than my left eye droops a little and I will most likely need a left in a few years, and my left eye does not come back from dialiation at the same pace as my right...
    aravenbeauty aravenbeauty
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2010

    Still Waiting For Answers

    I had a trach placed in March of 2009 because of vocal cord dysfunction and not being able to breath when my vocal cords would spasm shut.  Then I began to have other symptoms in May of 2009, problems stuttering and swallowing.  I saw a neurologist and he wanted to rule...
    wantanswers wantanswers
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2009

    Diagnosed Two Years Ago

    I Have Horner's Syndrome. When my PCP diagnosed me two years ago, she acted like there was nothing to it. I went to the doctors because the right side of my head would sweat profusely in the summer. It made it really hard to do my job. I noticed my left eye drooping alittle more...
    puchiwuch puchiwuch
    46-50
    1 Response Sep 28, 2008

    I'm new to EP and this forum.

    My left eye upper eyelid is shutting. The eye is more open in morning and gets worse throughout day. Probable cause-carotid artery dissection. Doctor says just wait. Are any of you receiving treatment?
    Ishut Ishut
    56-60, M
    Jun 17, 2014

    I was just diagnosed a few months ago

    but I think I've had it for a few years now. The doctors actually found the tumor in my chest before they realized my eye drooping was Horner's. Everyone just thought it was my lazy eye causing the drooping. I also have the uneven pupils that one neuro eye doctor said was a...
    Pinkyjolie Pinkyjolie
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 27, 2014

    I Have Horner's Syndrome

    hey guys, im 15 years old and i was "born" with horner's syndrome. i have two different colored eyes, the effected eye is blue and it is droopy. the other eye is brown, and normal. i have 20/20 vision and everythings normal. i feel like if i took a picture on one side of my face...
    noellexfrankk noellexfrankk
    13-15
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2011

    I was diagnosed at 27 due to tadpole pupil

    episodes. I always had a smaller pupil and droopy lid. Also a long time migraine sufferer. In the past two years, I developed new symptoms including heat/exercise induced sweating and discoloration issues.
    telltalelemon telltalelemon
    36-40, F
    Jul 29, 2014

    My Side

    It started with an eye that just didn't want to open fully for a week. I went to the opthomologist and was diagnosed. All kinds of very serious tests to rule out stroke and now down to this. My eye reacts to many things. If I have alcohol, the next day it droops more. I use over...
    Kensarasota Kensarasota
    26-30
    Sep 27, 2012

    I'm new to EP and this forum.

    My left eye upper eyelid is shutting. The eye is more open in morning and gets worse throughout day. Probable cause-carotid artery dissection.
    Ishut Ishut
    56-60, M
    Jun 17, 2014

    Recently diagnosed with horners

    and holmes syndrome.. after over 10 years and going to many drs about me not sweating I finally found out why.. and this added to my many other issues ptsd.. anxiety ... panic attacks and severe depression it looks like I am in for one hell of a ride
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    Eeye Drops Help With Ptosis

    There are some eye-drops you can buy without prescription which eliminate ptosis for several hours at a time!
    Roberta56 Roberta56
    56-60
    1 Response May 5, 2013

    Need Help

    I get bullied in school I'm 14 about to turn 15 in the eigth grad and theirs one student who picks on me by closing his left eye when he talks to me he gets all of his freinds to do it to and he gets on my nerves and I was wondering what I should do about it
    rboss2013 rboss2013
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2013

    I Have Horners Syndrome Only Two Weeks Now.

    I have Horners Syndrome since Sept 26 2012, onset was two days after going to have two teeth pulled on the upper right. Droopy lid, blurry vision, watery eye, redness, headache temple area, sensitive scalp and nauseated. Went to eye doctor day before yesterday diagnosed with...
    Carol3 Carol3
    56-60
    3 Responses Oct 5, 2012

    I Was Born With Horner's Syndrome.

    My name is Nicole, and I'm seventeen years old from Minnesota & I was born with Horner's Syndrome. My symptoms aren't the worst, I have the mild case of it. One of my eyes is smaller than the other along with the pupil. I also sweat on ONE side of my face and I get a red line...
    x420nicolemarie x420nicolemarie
    16-17
    1 Response May 13, 2012

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