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Drooping Eyelid (Ptosis) Surgery

Drooping Eyelid Repair Blepharoplasty This is a procedure which removes excess skin which is drooping or causing the eyelid to be weighed down.  Extra fat which is protruding can also be removed. Ptosis repair This procedure re-attaches the muscle which lifts the eyelid to the cartilage in the eyelid itself. Risks of Surgery Although this […]

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Treatment for Ptosis (Drooping Eyelids)

  Depending on the cause of the drooping, the treatment varies. Medical If there is an underlying muscular or neurologic cause, treatment will most likely be focused on that cause.  Myasthenia gravis is treated with a medication and follow-up with a neurologist.  A stroke will need to be treated by a primary care physician, a […]

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