Category Archives: Ptosis

The Cause And Cure For Ptosis (Droopy Eyelid)

The Cause And Cure For Ptosis (Droopy Eyelid)

Ptosis is an odd word with a simple definition. Ptosis is the medical term for a drooping eyelid. It refers only to the upper eyelid, and if severe enough droopy eyelid can affect the sufferer’s eyesight. Dr. Shams is an expert in diagnosing and, if necessary, surgically repairing the eyelid to restore it to its… Read More »

Congenital Ptosis In Children And Adults

Congenital Ptosis In Children And Adults

When a person has one or both eyelids that droop they have a condition known as ptosis. The lid may droop only slightly or it may cover the pupil entirely. It can affect both children and adults, and it doesn’t normally rectify itself without surgery. Dr. Shams performs ptosis surgery. Congenital ptosis When a child… Read More »

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We have a facial nerve that stretches down each side of the face. These nerves allow us to laugh, smile, frown, and open and close our eyelids. Sometimes facial paralysis occurs when a person is Keep Reading ►
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