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Would Eye Magic Help for Congenital Ptosis?

I uploaded two pics and was woundering if eye magic would lift my left eyelid ?

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Congenital Eyelid Ptosis Treatment

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From your picture, you have true ptosis and it is bilateral.  The only thing that will correct this is a surgical procedure to shorten the muscle that holds the lid up.  Note externally applied product can achieve this result.  You need to see a plastic or ophthalmic plastic surgeon for an evaluation of this.  The surgery is generally quite simple and safe when done by an experienced surgeon.


Highlands Plastic Surgeon
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Great question.

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Unfortunately Eye Magic is tape that is applied to the eyelid skin to make a fold.  It does not correct congenital ptosis.  For your issue you need upper eyelid ptosis surgery.  Consider seeing a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon.  The American Society for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS dot org) maintains a directory on their website that can help you identify a well qualified surgeon close to where you live.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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