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Sandhurst, Sandton

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Ptosis

Occularplastic Surgery

Oculoplastic Surgery

Oculoplastics involves surgical procedures that relate to the orbit, eyelids and the tear ducts. The oculoplastic surgeons at Sandhurst Eye Centre understand the functioning of the lacrimal system and the effect that this type of procedures will have.

Ptosis

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Ptosis is the drooping of the upper eyelid affecting both adults and children. The unusually low position of the eyelid may cause a disturbance in the visual field.

Ptosis maybe hereditary, congenital, due to trauma, neurological or age related changes to the levator muscle. The levator muscle is the main muscle involved in eyelid elevation.

Ptosis can be surgically corrected.

 

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