Should I Be Worried About My Upper Eyelid Drooping?

Should I Be Worried About My Upper Eyelid Drooping?

If you are experiencing excessive sagging in your upper eyelid, you should contact your primary care physician immediately. Eyelid drooping could be caused by ptosis, nerve damage, infections, or other underlying medical conditions. In many cases, drooping upper eyelids can be the result of aging or genetics and are only cosmetic issues. Age isn’t a reason to avoid having surgery, and many patients prefer to have the issue corrected, even if only for cosmetic reasons. 

What Are Treatments For Top Eyelid Drooping?

Drooping upper eyelids can be corrected with surgery. Blepharoplasty is an effective method that removes extra upper eyelid skin that is obstructing vision. Ptosis repair tightens the upper eyelid muscles. Blepharoplasty is typically a cosmetic procedure, and ptosis repair is performed for functionality reasons. Eyelid surgery can provide solutions for patients suffering from drooping upper eyelids. The risk of complications during surgery is low, and the duration of the operation is typically quick and requires a week to two weeks of recovery time. 

Top Eyelid Drooping At EyelidPros

EyelidPros has award-winning physicians and surgeons who can help patients in Ann Arbor, MI, Southfield, MI, St. Clair Shores, MI, or the surrounding areas, suffering from top eyelid drooping. Our physicians are experts in oculoplastics and are recognized for award-winning ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. During your consultation, you will undergo an extensive evaluation to determine if you are a suitable candidate for Blepharoplasty or Ptosis Repair. Check out our photo gallery to see photos featuring the results of our procedures. Contact us online to learn more about us or to schedule a consultation.

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