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Health Teen thought her drooping eye was booze-related, but it was a brain tumor

18:26  08 march  2018
18:26  08 march  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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A teenager who initially blamed her dropping eye on alcohol, discovered a huge tumor behind her eye socket. (© Megan Barker / SWNS). A teenager who noticed her eyelid was drooping thought it was due to drinking alcohol, but later discovered it was a brain tumor .

A teenager who noticed her eyelid was drooping thought it was due to drinking alcohol, but later discovered it was a brain tumor . Doctors successfully remove 4-POUND brain tumor , bigger than head itself. Following a craniotomy, Megan Barker’s eyes swelled shut.

A teenager who noticed her eyelid was drooping thought it was due to drinking alcohol, but later discovered it was a brain tumor.

During a Facetime chat, Megan Barker’s boyfriend was the first to point out that her eyes looked “uneven.”

The 19-year-old told news service SWNS, "My boyfriend said to me 'there's something wrong with your eyes' and he said they weren't even.”

a close up of a couple of people posing for the camera: 19-year old Megan Barker initially blamed her drooping eye on alcohol, but later discovered a huge tumor behind her eye socket. © © Megan Barker / SWNS 19-year old Megan Barker initially blamed her drooping eye on alcohol, but later discovered a huge tumor behind her eye socket.

But travel agent Megan initially blamed it on having a few drinks —until her family noticed her left eye was drooping three weeks later on Christmas Day.

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  Boy dies after surgery to remove 10-pound facial tumor Emanuel Zayas was suffering from a rare disorder called polyostotic fibrous dysplasia. © C.M. Guerrero, AP Emanuel Zayas, 14, will have surgery at Holtz Children's Hospital at Jackson Memorial in Miami, this holiday season to remove a 10-pound tumor that covers his face.

A teenager who noticed her eyelid was drooping thought it was due to drinking alcohol, but later discovered it was a brain tumor . During a Facetime chat, Megan Barker’s boyfriend was the first to point out that her eyes looked “uneven.”

A TEENAGER who noticed her eyelid was drooping thought it was due to drinking alcohol, but later discovered it was a brain tumour . MEGAN Barker initially blamed her drooping eye on alcohol, but tests showed it was something far more serious.

"There was eight of us there and every person had asked what was wrong with my eye," she further noted, "This is when I think I first started realizing it wasn't just me that was noticing the change in it."

In late December, CT scans and X-rays revealed a mass pressing on her left eye socket. Doctors decided the tumor was too big and proceeded to perform a Bifrontal Craniotomy in February.

"It was really scary and stressful but they said because it was affecting my vision, they couldn't just leave it," Megan said. Surgeons had to saw open her skull and peel back her face to remove the mass which had been crushing her eye socket.

"They pulled my skin from my face down, cut the top part of my skull out, reconstructed the socket, took the mass and the sinus out, and then put the skull back together with pins,” the British teenager explained.

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A teenager who initially blamed her dropping eye on alcohol, discovered a huge tumor behind her eye socket.

A teenager who noticed her eyelid was drooping thought it was due to drinking alcohol, but later discovered it was a brain tumor .During a Facetime chat, Megan Barker’s boyfriend was the first to point out that her eyes looked “uneven.”The 19-year-old told news service SWNS

Megan is recovering at home and waiting on test results on the growth, which doctors suspect is a mass of calcium.

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