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How Can A Doctor Correct A Drooping Eyelid
Depends on problem: A drooping eyelid can have several causes. It may be sagging of the eyelid downward which is called ptosis. This can have several causes. A drooping appearance may be due to excess eyelid skin or a drooping brow. These are usually managed with surgery. You should consult with a surgeon experienced in eyelid surgery to get the right diagnosis and thus the right treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One of the doctors said that it is possible to get drooping eyelid corrected through drops while the other disagreed.So what is the solution?Plz ans.
Not a great solution: Two muscles control upper lid height: levator palpebrae and müllers muscle. The müllers muscle is responsible for about 15% of the upper lid position. It is sympathetically innervated (the fight-or-flight response). Under stress, your eyelid opens up a bit. Certain eyedrops activate the sympathetic system, so it too can raise your lid a bit (0-2mm). It's a temporary fix and not a great solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends.: 'droopy eyelid' is a lay term referring to dermatochalasis (excess skin hanging over the lid crease) or blepharoptosis (sagging of the lid edge). Dermatochalasis is treated w/ blepharoplasty where the excess skin is excised +/- browlift & can be managed by any experienced plastic, facial plastic, or oculoplastic surgeon. In general, an oculoplastic surgeon will be the most familiar treating ptosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Any change from normal should be evaluated. Causes of drooping eyelid can include underdeveloped lid muscles, trauma, nerve or muscle damage, or even tumors or stroke-type conditions, to name a few. Knowing the cause of the droop (or at least ruling out the more serious causes) will go a long way to comforting you and providing treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Now: Feeling tired can be from such a large number of causes, that it would really be best to have your primary care doctor see you and do a complete check. The drooping eyelid should also be evaluated thoroughly by a doctor, as again, it could be caused by many different things. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If both eyes are drooping or one droops over a short time frame, there could be some pathologic event causing this and you should see your ophthalmologist. If both are drooping because of older age heaviness of the upper lids and brow, this is probably cosmetic and you can decide if you want it corrected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insists on it : Allergy is not expected to cause one droopy eyelid. If you are 42 yo, why do you need to have your mom bring you to a doctor unless you are disabled? See a doctor soon to make sure that it is not a neurologic problem. ...Read more
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