Ptosis is a medical term for a drooping upper eyelid and drooping eyelids can affect the vision if it’s severe. A number of factors that affect the nerves, muscles, or skin of the eyelids can cause Ptosis. The primary symptom of Ptosis is a visible drooping of the upper eyelid. Ptosis can affect children and adults at any stage of life.
HOW IS PTOSIS DIAGNOSED?
An ophthalmologist diagnoses Ptosis by physical examination and clinical features.
HOW IS PTOSIS TREATED?
The most common treatment for Ptosis would be surgical procedure depending on the extent of the droopiness. In some cases, non-surgical procedures are also used that include crutch glasses and use of special scleral contact lenses for supporting the eyes.