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Dr. A.S. Desai
Dr. A.S. Desai, Board Certified Ophthalmologist
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My eye lid facing downwards but with some improvement. I

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My eye lid facing downwards but with some improvement. I bashed my eye in a car accident. Is this forecer
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The eyelid wont go up but have sensation in face and eye lid there was surgery on my head
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm very anxious is it forever?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. A.S. Desai replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for the question.

Drooping of the upper eyelid is called Ptosis. The exact cause of ptosis in your case may not be definite as it could be neurological or muscular following the injury. If it is due to a neurological cause it might recover naturally over a period of few weeks to few months. However in case of persistent ptosis it is better to get the eye examined by an oculoplastic surgeon( an eye MD with additional qualifications to deal with surgery on the eyelid). After the eye exam he can decide the type of lid surgery required. In most cases surgery is beneficial .

I hope this information helps. I am sure there will be some form of treatment available to overcome your eyelid problem, so please don't worry.

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