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So I have one droopy eyelid. I believe they call it ptosis? What can be done to fix it?
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Dr. John Park
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Several options...
Ptosis can be aponeurotic (weakening of muscle attachment to eyelid- most common), myogenic (congenital, myasthenia gravis, opmd), neurogenic (oculomotor nerve injury or horner's syndrome), or mechanical (from mass on eyelid).
Surgical correction depends on what type of ptosis you have. Options include: levator advancement, levator resection, mullerectomy, &fasanella-servat procedure (out-dated).

In brief: Several options...
Ptosis can be aponeurotic (weakening of muscle attachment to eyelid- most common), myogenic (congenital, myasthenia gravis, opmd), neurogenic (oculomotor nerve injury or horner's syndrome), or mechanical (from mass on eyelid).
Surgical correction depends on what type of ptosis you have. Options include: levator advancement, levator resection, mullerectomy, &fasanella-servat procedure (out-dated).
Dr. John Park
Dr. John Park
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
In brief: Surgery
Surgery can be performed on the upper eyelid levator tendon (the "pulley" that raises the eyelid) tightening it.
This surgery is done from the outside / anterior approach through the eyelid. Repair can also be do on the back side of the eyelid by inverting the eyelid and tightening the lid tendon / muellers muscle.

In brief: Surgery
Surgery can be performed on the upper eyelid levator tendon (the "pulley" that raises the eyelid) tightening it.
This surgery is done from the outside / anterior approach through the eyelid. Repair can also be do on the back side of the eyelid by inverting the eyelid and tightening the lid tendon / muellers muscle.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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