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How Much Should I Worry About Ptosis
Depends on doctor.: $2, 000 - 3, 000 should cover it (surgeon and facility fee). ...Read more
Due to childbirth & nursing, my breast size is now 38dd w marked ptosis. Would breast reduction or augmentation be appropriate for much needed "lift"?
When to lift: In cosmetic breast surgery, we evaluate the size of the breasts as they match the patient's desire, the quality and fullness of the skin envelope, and the nipple position. Breast reduction will reduce the breast size, reshape the envelope and reposition the nipple. Breast lift will tighten the envelope and raise the nipple. Lift with augmentation is generally used to enlarge and raise the breast. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ENT says petrous apicitis on CT and MRI may not be infection bc WBC is normal and no ptosis. Much pain/pressure and headaches. Could it be fungal?
Ptosis = a falling: Ptosis is a greek word that means 'a falling'. Without anatomic context, by itself the word means nothing. For example, blepharoptosis is sagging of the upper eyelid edge (not excess skin hanging over eyelid), breast ptosis is self explanatory, gastroptosis refers to a sagging stomach, neprhoptosis is a sagging kidney, and visceroptosis is ptosis of any other visceral organ. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Eyelid ptosis is a droop of the upper lid due to muscle weakness or malposition. Surgery is the only permanent corrective. There is a temporary appliance hooked onto glasses called a ptosis crutch which can lift the lid but this is uncomfortable and not a long term solution. No exercises will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Ptosis of the eyelids can be something you are born with, and it can be acquired from trauma, muscular disorders and vascular disorders. If of acute onset see your ophthalmologist to determine the cause. Treatment may involve certain drugs, or surgery and sometimes it is best left alone. ...Read more
Could be: Most common cause of ptosis is age related but you also could inherit ptosis from your family and that is called congenital ptosis. It could be from mild to severe. If you have a mild ptosis that you inherit from your family, as you get older this could get worse and you will need surgery to corrected even if you did not needed when you were younger. ...Read more
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