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blepharoptosisThe most common way to correct ptosis (blephatoptosis) is through a facial cosmetic procedure called blepharoplasty where excessive skin covering the pupil and blocking the normal vision is cut away by plastic surgeon exposing the eye.


Eyelids droop naturally to cause you to appear worn out and tired. That is why more and more common people are picking to have eyelid operation. However in case of ptosis the condition can be quite problematic. In most cases blepharoplasty helps provide you with a younger look but in case of blepharoptosis it can relieve an irritating condition and improve vision. Upper blepharoplasty is commonly known as the upper eyelid surgery and lower blepharoplasty is commonly known as the lower eyelid surgery.

Blepharoplasty types

There are two types of blepharoplasty, upper and lower. Upper blepharoplsty is the most common way to relieve ptosis however depending on the severity of the condition lower blepharoplasty may be required as well

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