ptosis

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drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness

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Paralysis, lop-sided lips, droopy eyelids, blistered and infected facial sores and even admission to intensive care are some of things that can happen after using dodgy jabs.
Due to the accident, Robbie will always have a noticeably droopy eyelid and may need plastic surgery when he is an adult.
In addition to suggesting a novel therapeutic strategy for humans with blindness in one eye caused by a congenital cataract, droopy eyelid, or misaligned eye, the new research the latest in a series of UCSF studies exploring effects of locomotion on brain function suggests that the adult brain may be far more capable of rewiring and repairing itself than previously thought.
He had a droopy eyelid that got progressively worse.
Dana, a New Yorker who had plastic surgery at age 18 to correct a droopy eyelid, says of her recovery, "It looked like I was punched in the face for a good five weeks.
He had the one-sided smile, droopy eyelid and smooth forehead on the left side.
Ophthalmoplegic migraine: In ophthalmoplegic migraine, the pain is around the eye and is associated with a droopy eyelid, double vision and other sight problems.
Though she had a severe droopy eyelid (ptosis), the doctors gave her a clean bill of health and sent us home with our baby girl.
The physician noted that Logan simply had a slightly droopy eyelid.
DROOPY EYELID COULD BE: BELL'S PALSY OR STROKE A drooping eye can indicate Bell's Palsy, a temporary facial paralysis.
DROOPY EYELID Possible cause: Bell's palsy or stroke It can indicate Bell's palsy, a temporary facial paralysis, and can also be a symptom of a stroke.
The operation has left the boy's left eye with a droopy eyelid - miraculously he can still talk and see, and does not appear to have any brain damage.
Bags under the eyes can be reduced, jowls firmed, puffiness eliminated, droopy eyelids lifted and double chins minimised, it's claimed.