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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 pupil.
"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.