Understanding Ptosis

By John Lee MD
April 15, 2017

When the upper eyelid of one or both eyes droops, this is referred to as ptosis (pronounced TOE-sis). This droop can be almost unnoticeable, or it can be so pronounced that the eyelid descends over the entire pupil. This condition occurs due to aging, but it can affect both children and adults. What causes ptosis? ... read more

The Better to See You With, My Dear: Plastic Surgery for the Eyes

By editor
October 15, 2015

When Little Red Riding Hood noticed that her grandma's eyes looked better, maybe it wasn't because it was really the wolf after all. Maybe Red's grandmother had just been suffering from ptosis and had gotten it treated via plastic surgery. And if that were the case, her eyes certainly would have been “all the better ... read more