I am a 69-year-old man with obstructed vision due to my drooping eyelids. Would blepharoplasty be a procedure that could correct this problem?
There are two common situations in which eyelids block vision. In the first case it is only the upper eyelid skin that is the problem. In the second, the actual eyelid itself is too low blocking the pupil; a condition called ptosis. In the first case a simple blepharoplasty will correct the obstruction. In the second case a procedure to lift the eyelid is performed, referred to as ptosis surgery. Read more eyelid surgery questions at /faqs-blepharopalsty.html.
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