I'm 18 now and I always had pitosis. Both my eyes. I always felt like I have to push up my eyes/eyebrows. One eye is worse than the other. I love my eyes when I make them wide and stuff. I like the shape of my eyes. When I look into the before and after pictures the eyelid looks really weird after... I don't want it like that I want my eyes to still look pretty but I don't want to have pitosis.When I see the afters it looks like there is a huge eyelid space. I don't want that, No pictures needed
Ptosis Since 8? Bothering Since 13.
Doctor Answers 4
Please post photos
If you post a photo, we might be able to give a better recommendation.
If you decide to explore this further, I would recommend consultation with an ASOPRS trained Oculoplastics surgeon. You can find one close to you on the ASOPRS dot org website.
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Congenital ptosis can be corrected
If you noticed this at a young age, you were likely born with the condition. When it is greater than 2-3 mm, surgical correction is needed in the form of either Muellerectomy or Levator aponeurosis repair. The Muellerectomy procedure offers less of a correction but is generally more natural looking and doesn't create a bigger lid space. I would consult an Oculoplastic Surgeon in your area for an opinion. Don't be afraid to correct this, as it will progress slowly as you get older. -Dr. G.
A photo is necessary to better evaluate your problem. Ptosis surgery may be the answer. See an oculoplastic surgeon.
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