Though congenital eyelid ptosis in a 2-year-old cannot be corrected 100%, is it possible to get it corrected to the extent that vision is not covered, and his normal development will not be affected?
Congenital Eyelid Ptosis Corrected to Extent That Vision is Not Affected?
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Congenital eyelid ptosis repair to prevent vision loss is routinely done
The repair of congenital ptosis to prevent vision loss is a standard procedure for oculoplastic surgeons and some pediatric ophthalmologists. A variety of techniques are available and work well.
I wish your child the best of luck!
Congenital eyelid ptosis correction without affecting vision
Congenital eyelid droopiness can be "simple", due to palsy of the sup rectus or inferior oblique eyeball muscles, due to blepharophimosis / epicanthus inversus or a Marcus Gunn jaw winking synkinetic syndrome.
You really need to have your child seen by a pediatric Plastic Surgeon or Ophthalmologist. The choice of operation would depend on the cause and may need to be re-done as the child grows.
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