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Ptosis
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Ptosis
Ptosis is also called "drooping eyelid." It is caused by weakness of the muscle responsible for raising the eyelid, damage to the nerves that control those muscles, or looseness of the skin of the upper eyelids.
"Ptosis" is the medical term for a drooping upper eyelid. Eyelid drooping can sometimes affect your vision if it's severe. Ptosis isn't a...
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Your eyelids protect your eyes. Read more about eyelid disorders.
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Depending on the severity of the condition, drooping eyelids can block or greatly reduce vision depending on how much it obstructs the...
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