Ptosis surgery

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Learn how ptosis is treated and how to care for your child after the surgery.

Key points

  • Ptosis is when your child has a droopy eyelid or eyelids. It is treated with surgery when the condition affects vision.
  • Your child's eye doctor will discuss which surgery is best for your child.
  • Pain medicine, antibiotics and cool compresses will reduce pain, swelling and the chance of an infection after the surgery.
Last updated: June 28th 2023