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What Kind Of Contact Lenses Treat Ptosis And Make It Less Noticeable
Large contacts; yes: Scleral lenses have a large diameter and the edge rests completely on the white of the eye. The lens bridges over the cornea and doesn't contact it. A layer of tears floats between the lens and cornea. These lenses can be made in such a way that they partially prop up the upper eyelid, correcting some ptosis. ...Read more
How do I stop cloudy film from forming inside my contac lens? I have been wearing gas permeable contact lenses without any significant problems. In the last 6 months, everytime i put my contact lenses on- the right lens gets cloudy and it has a film over
This : This could be a fit issue where debris is being trapped. It could also be the gpc as previously mentioned. I also see similar issues with severe lid inflammation and contact lens use - make sure you are cleaning your eyelids very well each day. I also feel patients that use make-up around the eyes need to be careful with contact lens use. It is amazing the amount of make-up that makes its way into the tear film. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Muscle or stretching: The two main things that may cause drooping of the lids are either the stretching of the connection of your levator muscle that lifts your eyelid or a problem with the muscle itself. There are no exercises that make it better. Also a very low brow or too much skin on your upper lids may look like ptosis. Surgery is the only way to improve it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the cause.: Ptosis, or a drooping eyelid, can be acquired or congenital (you're born with it). Congenital ptosis can be helped by occuloplastic surgery (plastic surgery for the eye). Acquired ptosis means you never had it, and now you do. This kind of ptosis needs immediate attention from your doctor. ...Read more
Diagnosis, surgery: Ptosis is a droop of one or both of the lids from dysfunction of the levator muscle which is elevator of the lid. Different than droop from redundant upper lid skin. Your ophthalmologist will determine the cause and may treat that with medication or if simply muscle failure, can do a straightforward procedure to elevate the lid by various methods depending upon the degree. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery: It just means you were born with lower upper lid. You can treat this surgically. ...Read more
Have ptosis surgery in a week now being treated for an eye infection eyes are watering will it be canceled if it does not clear up?
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