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Ptosis, pronounced "toe-sis", is the medical term for drooping of the upper eyelid(s) caused by weakness of the levator muscle, the muscle that elevates the eyelids. Patients with ptosis often have difficulty keeping their eyelids open. Ptosis can be hereditary or acquired. Children with ptosis may develop amblyopia ("lazy eye") or developmental delay from limitation of their vision.
There are many causes of ptosis, including age-related weakening of the muscle, congenital weakness, trauma, or occasionally neurological disease. As we age, the tendon that attaches the levator muscle, the major muscle that lifts the eyelid, can stretch and cause the eyelid to fall. Children may be born with ptosis or may acquire it due to trauma or neurological reasons.
Ptosis can be corrected surgically by tightening the levator muscle to elevate the eyelid. In severe ptosis, when the levator muscle is extremely weak, a "sling" operation may be performed, enabling the forehead muscles to elevate the eyelids. The surgeon will perform testing to determine the best form of correction for the individual patient.