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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


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

Great question.


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.

Web reference:

Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
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