It is in the presence of ptosis when we are witnessing a lowering of both total and partial, of the upper part of the eyelid . The disorder can be bilateral , if it involves the two eyes (in this case it usually has congenital origin), or relative , when it affects only one. The ptosis unilateral can be due to paralysis or injury of the nerves and muscles, no longer able to coordinate eyelid movements.
In cases of severe blepharoptosis , the lowering of the eyelid can even cover the pupil or iris, making vision difficult. Inflammations, trauma , aging, drug abuse could be causing the disorder.
What are the remedies for blepharooptosis?
Investigating the origin of blepharooptosis is the first step in preparing an effective cure. Sometimes the only solution is to have surgery .
What are the diseases associated with blepharooptosis?
The pathologies associated with blepharooptosis are:
- muscle diseases
- neurological diseases
It should be noted that this list is not exhaustive, it is therefore advisable to contact your doctor if the symptom persists.
Blepharooptosis, when to contact your doctor?
If blepharoptosis occurs following a trauma, or in combination with one of the diseases associated with the disorder , a medical consultation will be required.