Woman: Can I fix one drooping eye?

Dr. Prasad: Addressing one drooping eye is a routine part of my practice. If the drooping eye is due to extra skin referred to as dermatochalasis, a unilateral blepharoplasty is performed. If the drooping is due to ptosis, then a ptosis repair is performed.

Proper diagnosis is critical to determining which solution is right for you.

Repairing Just One Drooping Eye Restores Symmetry to the Face

Dr. Amiya Prasad differentiates the causes of a drooping eyelid before advising an upper eyelid blepharoplasty (caused by extra eyelid skin) or ptosis correction surgery (caused by a defective upper eyelid muscle)