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exercises for drooping eyelids

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Eyelids can droop for many reasons: excessive skin, stretching of the connective tissues that connect the muscles to the structures of the eyelid, ab ... Read More
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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 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 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 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: The surgery for strabismus will not alter any eyelid droopiness, as the surgery is for extra-ocular muscles only (those that move the eyeball) and not ... 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 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Congenital/acquired: None that i know of. If your droopy eyelid is congenital, it will not get better, and ocassionally surgery is needed. If its is acquired, it may get ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. SAM Goldberger
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
It depends on you.: Ptosis repair is indicated medically to improve your vision. It can also make you look better. If any of these things are bothering you, then it mig ... 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Saggy eyelids: You can have your eyes evaluated by a board certified surgeon in specializes in facial rejuvenation. There are many techniques to improve saggy, droop ... Read More
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience in Ophthalmology
Rarely!: Eye excercises rarely are helpful. In few cases only it has been shown to help. Please see a pediatric ophthalmologist who may direct you towards be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
28 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: They are controlled by different muscles.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience in Retinal Surgery
No: None that really work. Best to see an eye doctor for other options like surgery.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. T Jeff Russell
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: There are a variety of surgeries that can fix a droopy lid which is referred to as ptosis. The best procedure to repair the ptosis depends on what ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
28 years experience in aesthetic Medicine
Too much product: Drooping eyelids can occur with botox, Dysport or xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a). Because these products work by relaxing the muscles. Too much product ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anu Prasad
22 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: There are a few disorders that do benefit somewhat from eye muscle exercises. These are very few. Most exercises will not cause any harm though.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Ptosis can can: resolve on its own but certainly continue to see your eye doctor. There are eye exercises but a professional would need to prescribe them. Peace and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends on doctor.: $2, 000 - 3, 000 should cover it (surgeon and facility fee).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
37 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Can be: If the drooping eyelid is interfering with your periferal vision to a significant amount that is determined by a test called "visual field test", then ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possibly: If you had patching when you were an infant and a young child, then your eyes (each alone) may have reached their best potential vision by age eight. ... Read More

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