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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Pediatric Ophthalm.: Best to check with a local pediatric ophthalmologist. Good luck.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually surgery: Unless the eyelids are temporarily droopy from swelling or infection, surgery is required to fix this. Ptosis (drooping of the lids) is common, and so ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Eyelid drooping: The most common cause of eyelid drooping is related to age. Chonic inflammation of the lids and eyes can also cause eyelid to droop to protect the ey ... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Zaidi
Dr. Ali Zaidi answered
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually aging: There are many causes of a drooping eyelid. The most common cause is aging, which can result in the eyelid muscle becoming loose and detached from th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
It depends: Eyelids can be droopy for lots of reasons. In kids it is generally due to a poorly developed muscle. In adults it can be due to a stretched out muscl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
It's possible: As an oculoplastic surgeon, i certainly see many patients with drooping eyelids who state their mother and grandmother had the same problem. So it do ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: Amblyopia is a condition resulting after the brain decides to turn off the visual input of one eye because it presents a blurred, weak or distorted im ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Find cause first: See your opthalamologist first to establish a diagnosis and determine the cause. This may be one of the first indications of a serious underlying dise ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Like it sounds: The upper eyelid is lower than usual.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
See an Eye MD: First you need to discover why you have a droopy eye lid. See an ophthalmologist or oculoplastic surgeon for evaluation.

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