Eye Conditions and Treatment
Ptosis is treated in the Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery Service
Ptosis (drooping eyelid)
Ptosis is when the muscle that raises the upper eyelid fails to develop properly in one or both eyes. When an eyelid droops and covers half the eye, that eye may mistakenly appear smaller than the other. Ptosis sometimes may result in amblyopia. If the ptosis is severe, surgery is required to lift the eyelid.
Signs and Symptoms
Treatment and Prevention