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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Not that I am aware: Never seen any research of studies indicating exercise would affect ptosis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
No: None that really work. Best to see an eye doctor for other options like surgery.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Congenital ptosis: Ptosis, or droopy eyelid, can occur when someone is born (congenital), with trauma, or when someone gets older. Often, congenital ptosis is associate ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Dahl
55 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Ptosis cannot be improved with exercise. There are some drops that may improve the droopy lid on a temporary basis.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Is this new?: Your left upper lid droop (ptosis) if of recent origin needs to be evaluated for cause - see your ophthalmologist. If of long standing and you have fi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Ptosis defined: By definition, you have ptosis. The question is why? It may just be a disrupted eyelid muscle, which can certainly be repaired. Please seek an evaluat ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possible causes: The most common cause is due to aging, but a droopy eye lid could be caused by local inflammation, nerve disorders such as multiple sclerosis, muscle ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Often covered.: Eyelid ptosis repair is often covered by medical insurance.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not usually: If the lids droop over the eyes themselves, this is ptosis, which would require surgery. If there is skin laxity on the eyelids, surgery is the most e ... Read More
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