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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Drooping Eyelid

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my drooping eyelid?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my drooping eyelid?

Internet: I have seen small adhesive pieces for sale on the internet that you can attach to the upper eyelid. Of course, you have to remove and replace them each day. ...Read more

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Drooping Eyelid (Definition)

Ptosis is a symptom in which a person has drooping of one or both eyelids. Drooping can be temporary or permanent, and be caused by muscle weakness, nerve ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for drooping eyelid?

What is the best treatment for drooping eyelid?

Drooping: There are different causes of drooping of eyelids: congenital, allergies, normal physiologic variation, myasthenia, other neurological causes like bells palsy, allergic reaction. To treat it is important to know the cause. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for my droopy eyelid if I have eczema? Is the only treatment surgery?

Is there a cure for my droopy eyelid if I have eczema?  Is the only treatment surgery?

Blepharoplasty: Blepharoplasty (blef-uh-ro-plas-tee) is surgery that includes repairing droopy eyelids by removing excess skin, muscle and fat. As you age, your eyelids stretch, and the muscles supporting them weaken. As a result, excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows, drooping upper lids and bags under your eyes. ...Read more

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As people age, do most have some semblance of a droopy eyelid? Besides ptosis surgery what can be the most minimally invasive treatment option?

As people age, do most have some semblance of a droopy eyelid? Besides ptosis surgery what can be the most minimally invasive treatment option?

Yes: Upper eyelid aging changes can resemble eyelid ptosis. These changes may interfere with vision and/or be aesthetically concerning. Upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) can be very helpful. ...Read more

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My aunt wears glasses but she still has vision trouble, could an eyelid lift help? I wonder if my aunt’s drooping eyelids are starting to interfere with her ability to see clearly. She is in her 70s, but I am concerned that the procedure may cause more se

My aunt wears glasses but she still has vision trouble, could an eyelid lift help? I wonder if my aunt’s drooping eyelids are starting to interfere with her ability to see clearly. She is in her 70s, but I am concerned that the procedure may cause more se

Take a look at her: There are many reasons for lowered vision which her ophthalmologist can discover. Drooping lids can interfere with vision if they fall over the lash line. Does she need to lift her head up to see, or can you see the pupil from a straight on gaze. If there is obstruction, then lifting the lids will clear the vision (try taping them up). Otherwise there is another issue. ...Read more

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What does a drooping eyelid look like?

Like it sounds: The upper eyelid is lower than usual. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get drooping eyelid?

How common is it for somebody to get drooping eyelid?

Drooping eyelid: This problem is common. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can drooping eyelids cause amblyopia?

Can drooping eyelids cause amblyopia?

Not always: In children , if a dropping eyelid blocks (or partially) the child's vision, it certainly can, but it won't if the visual axis is wide open or if the patient is an adult. See am ophthalmologist to determine if it is blocking the vision. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of drooping eyelids?

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 diseased. In most instances it is generally due to aging and repair will depend on the severity with some requiring a tuck of the muscle and other procedures reattaching the muscle. When the muscle has failed altogether, other muscles may be used. ...Read more

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