Lagophthalmos is Causing Painful Dry Eyes. Doctor Wants to Do Gold Implant.
Problem: I am suffering from painful dry eyes due to Lagophthalmos. My oculoplastic surgeon recommends a gold implant placed in the upper eyelid of each eye. Symptoms: - Pain in both eyes, right eye hurt me most - Unable to 100% close eyes unless I try hard - Also have droopy right upper eyelid - Unable to wink with right eye, however can wink with left Treatments: Lubricating ointment & eye drops before bed and 6+ times per day What alternative options exist? Thank you, I need help
Gold Weight Implant for Lagophthalmos
Much depends on why you have lagophthalmos.
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