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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

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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 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 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.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible emergency: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to rule out worrisome things such as stroke.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience in Ophthalmology
Ptosis: Drooping eyelids that are symmetrical usually are not dangerous and can be caused by weakness of eyelid elevating muscles or just age. However, might ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Amblyopia.: Refractive amblyopia is caused by an uncorrected need for glasses in a child. A droopy eyelid can also cause amblyopia.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Ptosis is the generic term used to describe drooping of the eyelids.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Can be fixed: Droopy lids fall over the eye and start to obstruct the superior peripheral field. In more advanced cases they can actually obstruct the center and r ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
42 years experience in Ophthalmology
Droopy lids/strain: May be due separate issues. 1-droopy lids due to weak lid muscle (called ptosis). 2-the eye strain due to a need for glasses or reading glasses. --or- ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
37 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Be more precise: Please give more information about each question so we can answer properly each one. You can ask several separate questions.
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. SAM Goldberger
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Www.neweyelids.com: Please see the link below. Good luck. http://www.neweyelids.com/blepharoplasty.html.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Aging: As people age, the muscles in the face become weaker, resulting in facial droop or jowels in many people.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes, definitely: Drooping eyelids most often block your upper and side vision. When this occurs, most insurances will cover surgery to lift the eyelids and remove the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: Botulinum toxin is not used to treat a drooping upper eyelid (ptosis). In fact, botulinum toxin can make it worse.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Can't be answered: In order to provide you with an educated answer, you should have a photo or an in person examination (best). Good luck from nyc.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: If the drooping covers the pupil it will affect the visual field. See your eye doctor for a visual field examination and to determine the cause of the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience in Ophthalmology
Eye lid twitch: This is benign, but annoying at times and will usually resolve itself. It is often associated with fatigue, anxiety or tension. A refraction should ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes and no: A properly done procedure should have minimal or no postoperative discomfort. If there is significant discomfort, see the operating surgeon to fix the ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudio Contreras
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
For severe ptosis: This procedure uses a silicone sling to use the frontalis muscle of the forehead to raise the eyelids when the forehead is raised. It is recommended ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Ptosis etc: Ptosis is a droopy upper eyelid this is treated with ptosis surgery to elevate the upper lid level. Blepharoplasty is surgery to remove excess skin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Gravity: In older people, its just many years of gravity. In younger, it can be trauma or serious syndromes like myasthenia, horner's or third nerve palsy- one ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
I hope you are: Writing this question from a bed in er!

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