Eyelid Ptosis (Drooping Eyes):
Performed by: Dr. John S. Alspaugh Gender: Female Description: This 71 year old complained that she often times looked as if she were asleep due to her heavy upper eyelids. She had problems when looking upward due to the age-related changes that caused the mechanism that lifts the upper lid to weaken. Surgery was performed to repair the muscle, improving both her upward vision and appearance.
Performed by: Dr. Jonathan S. Jacobs Gender: Male Description: This 84 year old man was concerned about his vision, blocked by both upper eyelid skin and muscle as well as weakening of the muscles that open the lids. A combined eyelid procedure with advancement of the levator muscle has resulted in improvement in appearance and vision.