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"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 disease. It's actually a symptom of a condition that you should seek treatment for.
Your eyelids protect your eyes. Read more about eyelid disorders.
Eyelid drooping, which is also called ptosis, may occur due to trauma, age, or various medical disorders. Read on to learn how it's treated.