Is there a way too control my drooping eyelid ptosis?

Depends. Depending on what is causing the ptosis, medications or eyelid surgeries are available to help correct it. There are also non-surgical options if you wear glasses in the form of a ptosis crutch. See your eye doctor first to determine the cause of the ptosis.

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I woke up this morning with drooping eyelid in my left eye. I have been having headaches on and off, although I am not having one right now.

Ptosis. sounds like ptosis (a weakness of the levator muscle in the eylid) Headaches suggestive of inflammatory process. Bells palsy can look similar but it is seldom isolated only to the eyelid. Have your situation evaluated by MD. Your condition is not normal and could have other causes. Read more...

Is ptosis repair the only way to fix or help "drooping eyelid"?

Most of the time,yes. Generally, ptosis is repaired using a number of surgical techniques. Rarely, ptosis may be secondary to a systemic disease (like myasthenia gravis ) and will improve as the underlying medical issue is treated medically. In the past, some patients used what was called a "ptosis crutch" which was a mechanical device fitted onto glasses to lift the lids. Read more...

Ptosis surgery for a drooping eyelid really worth it?

It depends on you. Ptosis repair is indicated medically to improve your vision. It can also make you look better. If any of these things are bothering you, then it might be worth it. Read more...
That depends... On how much it bothers you. It is important to be properly informed of the risks & benefits by your surgeon, so you can make an informed decision. Things to consider: how much does the obstructed vision affect your daily activities (reading, driving, etc.)? Do you maintain a chin up posture to see? Eye fatigue? These can be improved with surgery but there is a risk of dryness, asymmetry &revision. Read more...

Does a drooping eyelid always equal "ptosis"?

Yes. Ptosis is the generic term used to describe drooping of the eyelids. Read more...
Droopy eyelid. There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. Read more...

How common is ptosis when using purtox? I'm thinking about having some purtox injections done, and I was wondering if ptosis was common with this drug? I don't want to have a drooping eyelid problem while I'm on vacation..

Ptosis . Ptosis of the upper lids with any chemodenervation agent is rare. It is more dependent on the injection location than the medication chosen. If any chemodenervation agent, botox, purtox, xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a) or Dysport is injected and it diffuses into the upper eyelid muscles, you can get ptosis. Read more...
This . This depends on the technique and the areas treated. Ptosis generally occurs when the product reaches the levator muscles of the upper eyelid. This can occur when attempting to inject the frown lines or the forehead. In many instances, this occurs when individuals request complete eradication of wrinkles or lines requiring greater than average doses. It is less likely with lower doses and introducing more than 2 cm (a fingerbreadth or more) above the eyebrow with multiple concentrated lower volume injections. Read more...

Can I have my drooping eyelids corrected from ptosis without surgery?

Not usually. If the lids droop over the eyes themselves, this is ptosis, which would require surgery. If there is skin laxity on the eyelids, surgery is the most effective treatment. Some lasers can provide some tightening to the skin, but this may not be sufficient to create a substantial improvement. Read more...
No. Nope unless the ptosis is due to myesthenia. . Read more...