Is it possible to get droopy eye lids from local anesthetic at the dentists office? (Photo)
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Is it possible to get droopy eye lids from local anesthetic at the dentists office?
I agree with Dr. Ladocsi that this would be an incredibly unusual complication. Even a temporary eyelid droop would be unusual. A consultation with an eyelid surgery expert would likely be very beneficial for you. You should bring photos from a time before the eyelid droop developed for comparison.
Stephen Weber MD, FACS
Denver Facial Plastic Surgeon
Local anesthetic does not usually cause droopy eyelids
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