Droopy Eyelid Part 1

By Alon Kahana, MD, PhD (University of Michigan) Videos about droopy eyelid For my first blog, I decided to talk about something that most oculoplastic surgeons consider fairly mundane; namely, droopy eyelids. Droopy eyelids are caused by the tissues of the eyelid...

Droopy Eyelid Part 2

Ptosis (pronounced TOE-SIS, with a silent P) is caused by weakness of the muscles that open the upper eyelid. It can be referred to more colloquially as droopy eyelids, although droopy eyelids can also be caused by excess skin or brow drooping. In today’s blog, I will focus on the surgical approach to repairing ptosis by tightening of the eyelid muscle.