Institute for Advanced Aesthetic Medicine

Eyelid Surgery


 

The most common reasons for eyelid surgery include:

  • Upper eyelid drooping (ptosis): This drooping of the eyelid may block the upper field of vision.
  • Turned in eyelid (entropion): Entropion is when the eyelid is rolled in toward the eye causing the eyelid and lashes to rub against the eye, making the eye red, irritated, and often painful.
  • Turned out eyelid (ectropion) Ectropion is when the eyelid is turned outward from the eye, causing the eyelid surface to be exposed and prone to irritation.
  • Eyelid twitching (blepharospasm): uncontrolled blinking of the eyelids.
  • Eyelid cyst (Chalazion): an inflamed bump on the upper eyelid or lower eyelid due to a blocked meibomian gland.
Quick Facts
  • Each of these conditions can be treated by one of our board-certified ophthalmologists.
Is It Right For You
  • If this eyelid disorder is affecting your vision or causing you pain.
The Procedure
  • All of these procedures are generally corrected with surgery and can be discussed with either Dr. Patel or Dr. Eviatar.

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