Droopy Upper Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery is designed to correct a droopy eyelid (Ptosis) that is severe enough to actually impair vision. This means that excess skin droops low enough to cover a portion of the pupil, thus limiting the actual sight-line. Upper Eyelid Reconstruction is often necessary following traumatic injuries or removal of growths. In some more rare cases, genetics can play a role in a Droopy Upper Eyelid that impairs vision. Dr. Sitole offers Droopy Upper Eyelid Reconstruction to restore a more natural appearance to the upper eyelid as well as restore impaired vision.
Droopy Upper Eyelid Reconstruction Procedure
Since there are numerous reasons for the upper eyelid to impede line-of-sight, there are a number of different ways to correct a Droopy Upper Eyelid. Correction of Ptosis generally involves tightening the levator muscle which causes the eyelid to be elevated. Prior to the actual procedure, Dr. Sitole will performs tests to determine the best form of correction given a patient’s individual circumstances.
Droopy Upper Eyelid Reconstruction Results
The goal of Droopy Upper Eyelid Surgery is to allow for a full field of vision by elevating the eyelid to a more natural location. Once any potential swelling and bruising subsides, a full line of vision should be possible without having to manually lift the eyelids. The upper eyelids should also be symmetrical following Droopy Upper Eyelid Surgery.