7 doctors weighed in:

Is ptosis more common among ethnic communities or any other group?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Soheila Rostami
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

Is age related not race related.

In brief: Not really

Is age related not race related.
Dr. Soheila Rostami
Dr. Soheila Rostami
Thank
Dr. Gregory Vipond
Facial Plastic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ptosis and ethnicity

Eyelid ptosis can often be an inherited condition and can be seen in any ethnicity, but may be seen in families.
Eyelid ptosis, or drooping eyelid, has a number of possible causes. The most common cause of ptosis that is seen as part of the aging process is called involutional ptosis and is due to the stretching of the muscle fibers that lift the eyelid.

In brief: Ptosis and ethnicity

Eyelid ptosis can often be an inherited condition and can be seen in any ethnicity, but may be seen in families.
Eyelid ptosis, or drooping eyelid, has a number of possible causes. The most common cause of ptosis that is seen as part of the aging process is called involutional ptosis and is due to the stretching of the muscle fibers that lift the eyelid.
Dr. Gregory Vipond
Dr. Gregory Vipond
Thank
Dr. Alexander Nein
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: No

There are many causes of breast ptosis and several options for correction.
If the ptosis is minimal sometimes an augmentation alone can improve the appearance, however, most often some sort of surgical mastopexy with or without an implant (depending upon the woman's desired result) is necessary. Always choose a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery (www.Abplsurg.Org).

In brief: No

There are many causes of breast ptosis and several options for correction.
If the ptosis is minimal sometimes an augmentation alone can improve the appearance, however, most often some sort of surgical mastopexy with or without an implant (depending upon the woman's desired result) is necessary. Always choose a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery (www.Abplsurg.Org).
Dr. Alexander Nein
Dr. Alexander Nein
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors