Eyelid ptosis (known commonly as a droopy eyelid or lazy eyelid) is a medical issue visible in sagging of left or right upper eyelid (unilateral eyelid ptosis) or both upper eyelids (bilateral ptosis). Eyelid ptosis belongs to the most popular eyelid problems, and it may occur due to trauma, age, or various medical disorders.
Eyelid ptosis often affects people since birth (congenital ptosis union but there are also cases of developing eyelid ptosis due to stretching of eyelid muscles, sudden droopy eyelid or eyelid ptosis caused by medical conditions as well as toxins and drugs. For example, when the toxin is injected, it can travel to unintended areas in the face. In some cases, it could be experienced a droopy eyelid after Botox treatment. It is important not to confuse eyelid ptosis surgery with blepharoplasty or eye lift. Blepharoplasty aims at removing fat and excess skin and is usually a purely cosmetic procedure. Eyelid ptosis treatment is a normal surgery instead of cosmetic and involves correction of muscles responsible for one’s eyelid.
Candidates for eyelid ptosis surgery are people whose ptosis is severe and blocking the vision and also whose eyelid ptosis treatment without surgery didn’t give proper effects.
Eyelid ptosis surgery or eyelid ptosis treatment without surgery is especially recommended for children who have droopy eyelids since birth – severe eyelid ptosis may lead to lazy eye and other eye problems.
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