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What can I do about my droopy eyelid? When is a good time or age for surgery?
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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
The procedure to fix a droopy eyelid depends on the cause, which can be diagnosed by an oculoplastic surgeon.
Unless it is blocking vision, you can have it fixed at any age. In a child if it blocks vision, it should be fixed asap.

In brief: It depends
The procedure to fix a droopy eyelid depends on the cause, which can be diagnosed by an oculoplastic surgeon.
Unless it is blocking vision, you can have it fixed at any age. In a child if it blocks vision, it should be fixed asap.
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Various Options
If you mean loose upper eyelid skin then co2 fractional laser skin resurfacing or surgery.
If you are referring to upper eyelid ptosis you may need surgical repair. If your lower eyelid is drooping you may need a canthoplasty or a more complex type of lower eyelid reconstruction. These procedures can be done at any adult age.

In brief: Various Options
If you mean loose upper eyelid skin then co2 fractional laser skin resurfacing or surgery.
If you are referring to upper eyelid ptosis you may need surgical repair. If your lower eyelid is drooping you may need a canthoplasty or a more complex type of lower eyelid reconstruction. These procedures can be done at any adult age.
Dr. J David Holcomb
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Dr. Brock Ridenour
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Now
Drooping eyelids are are fairly simple to fix.
The procedure involves removing some excess skin and/or fat from the lid. The procedure can be done in under an hour and doesn't require general anesthesia. If you have "ptosis", the muscle that holds the eyelid open can also be tightened at the same time.

In brief: Now
Drooping eyelids are are fairly simple to fix.
The procedure involves removing some excess skin and/or fat from the lid. The procedure can be done in under an hour and doesn't require general anesthesia. If you have "ptosis", the muscle that holds the eyelid open can also be tightened at the same time.
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