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Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid)

Ptosis refers to the inferior displacement of the upper eyelid and is a common cause of reversible visual loss.  There are many causes of the condition.  The most common is the acquired version in adults, however, children can be born with a drooping of the eyelids as well (congenital).  Ptosis can be further categorized by cause:  myogenic, aponeurotic, neurogenic, mechanical or traumatic.

Dr. Perman has evaluated and managed all of these presentations of ptosis over his 35 years of experience and will discuss and formulate a treatment plan customized to you.

Virtually all ptosis surgery can be carried out on an outpatient basis with mild sedation and at times, with just a local block without sedation.