What are Droopy lids?

  • Droopy lids, also known as ptosis , is a condition where the upper lid covers the eye

  • It can vary in degree  in severity (mild, moderate , severe)

  • It happens due to weakness of the lid lifting muscle (which is called 'levator')

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Since birth

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Due to aging

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Other conditions

Depending on the degree of the droop, you may

  • have a cosmetic blemish​,

  • look tired or sleepy,

  • experience obstruction in the visual field,

  • have difficulty in reading,

  • suffer from headaches, or,

  • have decreased vision (mainly in children)

Treatment of Droopy lids

Levator Resection for Ptosis Repair Surgery

(Source: American Academy of Ophthalmology)

Conventional, small incision, muscle reattachment surgery

(Surgeon: Dr. Shubhra Goel)

Scarless , mini incision surgery

(Surgeon: Dr. Shubhra Goel)

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Based on the type, degree of ptosis , Dr. Goel will decide on the best surgical / non surgical treatment option for you and this will be discussed during your video consultation

Our results!

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Before

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After

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Before

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After (immediate after the surgery)