My mom has drooping eyelids. Will i?

Hereditary drooping. A lot of our physical appearance and changes with aging are inherited from our parents. Drooping eyelids, or eyelid ptosis, can be an inherited feature. As the body ages, the muscle that helps lift the eyelids can stretch, leading to droopiness. This is quite common and certainly may be inherited but not necessarily. Fortunately, it can be treated with a minor operation under local anesthesia.
It's possible. As an oculoplastic surgeon, i certainly see many patients with drooping eyelids who state their mother and grandmother had the same problem. So it does seem to run in families, but it is no guarantee.

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My mom has drooping eyelids. What can she do?

Surgery. First get an eye exam to determine the cause of the droop, then a qualified oculoplastic surgeon can fix the droop with appropriate surgery. Read more...
Drooping eyelids. Depends on the cause of the drooping and what part of the anatomy is drooping; the brow, the skin over the lid, or the lid itself. Most likely the option is surgical. Read more...

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...