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Eyelid Disorders

Ptosis

Droopy Upper Eyelid

Ptosis is common with aging, although it may be congenital or neurological. It is often bilateral. Symptoms include strain, headache, difficulty keeping eyes open when tired or reading.
Signs include frontalis muscle overaction, eyelids within 2mm of pupil centre and chin up position if severe.

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs
Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty *

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs*

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs & Lower Blepharoplasty*

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs*

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Bilateral Ptosis*

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs*

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Bilateral Ptosis by Direct Brow Lifs*

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Left Ptosis Repairs*

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs*

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs and Upper Blepharoplasty*

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs*

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Bilateral Ptosis Repairs by Direct Brow Lift*

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* All photographs were taken by Dr Davies and are used with the written permission of his patients.

Treatment

Repair is done in day surgery under local anaesthetic with intravenous sedation or in the Procedure rooms under oral sedation and local anaesthetic. Surgery is bilateral when required, levators are advanced and reattached to the tarsi.

With the patient awake eyelid height can be adjusted at surgery.

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