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Drooping Eyelid

 

Drooping eyelid or ptosis is a condition where the upper eyelid of one or both eyes descends lower than normal.

Causes

  • Congenital defect
  • Aging
  • Injury
  • Eye surgery
  • Neurological disorder
  • Certain conditions such as eye tumor, stroke, diabetes etc.
  • Muscle weakness

Symptoms

  • Drooping eyelid
  • Vision problems
  • Difficulty in blinking
  • Tearing

Treatment
Surgery is the best treatment to raise drooping eyelids.

Prevention
There is no way to prevent drooping eyelids.