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How can I get rid of drooping eyelids?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Darab Hormozi
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Depending on the cause, almost all drooping eyelid can be fixed.
The most commun cause is excess skin, next is stretched or detached levator muscle and then there is several more uncommun cause that that your ophthalmologist can rule out. Nevertheless almost all drooping eyelids can be fixed with the right diagnosis.

In brief: Yes

Depending on the cause, almost all drooping eyelid can be fixed.
The most commun cause is excess skin, next is stretched or detached levator muscle and then there is several more uncommun cause that that your ophthalmologist can rule out. Nevertheless almost all drooping eyelids can be fixed with the right diagnosis.
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Dr. Darab Hormozi
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Dr. Tanveer Janjua
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Drooping eyelids

First the differentiation has to be made clearly between your eyelids drooping i.
e., the lid edge covering the pupil or very close to it. If that is not the case it could be excess skin or low lying eyebrows that can give that experience. Once a correct diagnosis has been made then proper treatment can be deterrmined. So see an ophthalmologist, not an optometrist.

In brief: Drooping eyelids

First the differentiation has to be made clearly between your eyelids drooping i.
e., the lid edge covering the pupil or very close to it. If that is not the case it could be excess skin or low lying eyebrows that can give that experience. Once a correct diagnosis has been made then proper treatment can be deterrmined. So see an ophthalmologist, not an optometrist.
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
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Dr. Otto Placik
This is the difference between the medical diagnoses of blepharoptosis, blepharochalasis and dermstochalasis.
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