Nov 28

Blepharoplasty vs. Ptosis Surgery – Medical Minute

Eyelid surgery can be a fairly quick and often painless procedure to quickly look years younger.  But did you know that eyelid surgery isn’t always just about cosmetics?  Sometimes droopy upper eyelids can actually impede your vision and be a fairly serious medical issue!

Today I’m excited to talk briefly about the difference between general eyelid surgery and specific types such as ptosis surgery.  The key takeaway is the following:

  • Blepharoplasty is a general term referring to all types of eyelid surgery.
  • Ptosis surgery is a type of eyelid surgery that corrects droopy upper eyelids.

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