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What is Ptosis? What is the treatment for Ptosis?
Ptosis is the drooping of the top eyelid. The most common type of ptosis is congenital ptosis. There are other causes of ptosis that can be more serious.
Acquired Ptosis – cause by systemic disease
Aponeurotic Ptosis –Disinsertion of the levator aponeurosis muscle
Neurogenic Ptosis – nerve palsy
Traumatic Ptosis – Trauma to the eyelid, swelling
Myasthenia Gravis Ptosis – autoimmune disorder that effects muscle contraction
Horners Syndrome – neurological condition
Mechanical ptosis –swelling of the superior lid
Treat underlining condition
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