Eyelid ptosis. Is surgery worth it? (Photo)
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Doctor Answers 1
We can't practice medicine on you.
You do have ptosis. Opening the eyelid will help. Here is the challenge. Opening the eye with ptosis surgery will increase drying from the eye surface. The history of refractive surgery also makes it more likely that you have a dry eye. You have under eye scleral show, which means you have exposure of the cornea from below. All of these considerations need to be brought together to design a surgical approach that would be right for you.
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