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Eyelid Ptosis Repair
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Eyelid Ptosis Repair in Springfield, MO

Our eyes allow us to experience the world, but when that view is obstructed by excess skin, taking in our surroundings for all their beauty can be challenging. With age comes upper eyelid sagging and frustrating vision problems—but we don’t have to accept these difficulties. At Bentley Skincare & Wellness, we provide ptosis of eyelid repair to raise sagging eyelids, improve vision, and ultimately restore your confidence. To learn more, reach out to our eyelid specialist in Springfield, Missouri, today!

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What Is Eyelid Ptosis?

Ptosis is a condition that develops when one or both of your upper eyelids start to sag. Not only can drooping eyelids cause you to lose confidence in your appearance, but it can also lead to problematic vision loss, dry or watery eyes, and an achy sensation from forehead strain. Thankfully, Bentley Skincare & Wellness’ oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Delport, has ample experience solving this problem in a safe and effective manner. In fact, Dr. Delport is the only fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeon in the entire Springfield area.

How Does Eyelid Ptosis Surgery Work?

Before we begin your eyelid ptosis repair procedure, Dr. Delport will consult with you to determine the best course of action for your specific needs. Once a corrective plan is in place, Dr. Delport will use specialized techniques to create a small incision in your eyelid—carefully repositioning the muscle that’s responsible for lifting your eyelid. Before you know it, you won’t have to tilt your head back to see clearly, and you’ll be able to walk out the door each day with confidence in your eyes.

Eyelid ptosis repair lightens the load for already weakened eyelid muscles, so you strain less to keep your eyes open. Naturally, with the removal of excess skin comes a rejuvenated appearance and a boost in confidence. If you’ve experienced any of these symptoms and want to take control of your eyesight for good, the professionals at Bentley Skincare & Wellness can walk you through a consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

From recognizing symptoms to exploring treatment options, we’ve compiled the answers to your most commonly asked questions regarding ptosis of eyelid and repair surgery. Dive into our comprehensive FAQs below for a thorough understanding of the condition. If you can’t find the answer to your question, don’t hesitate to reach out to Bentley Skincare today.

There are many causes for eyelid sagging, including certain medical conditions and age-related changes. Over time, your muscles and skin lose strength and become stretched, causing your eyelids to sag. Wearing contacts and frequently rubbing your eyes can also cause this problem when you’re older.

Additional causes for eyelid sagging include:

  • Congenital ptosis: when you’re born with a saggy eyelid
  • Muscle problems
  • Nervous system issues
  • Cataract procedure
  • Stroke

The most common symptom of eyelid ptosis is a drooping upper eyelid in either one or both eyes. The severity can range from subtly lowered lids to complete blockage of the pupil, potentially impairing vision. Individuals with ptosis may also tilt their head back or raise their eyebrows frequently to compensate for the drooping eyelid.

If you’re experiencing these symptoms, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Delport for proper diagnosis and treatment options.

Each patient’s recovery process is different, but upon completion of your surgery, Dr. Delport will provide you with a list of customized aftercare instructions for the fastest and best results. These instructions will require you to take a minimum of seven days off work, use prescription eye drops, avoid rubbing your eyes, wear sunglasses outdoors due to light sensitivity, and more.

The cost of eyelid ptosis surgery varies depending on several factors, such as the severity of symptoms, surgical technique and surgeon’s experience, geographical location, and local anesthesia fees. To get an accurate estimate, we recommend scheduling a consultation with Dr. Delport, who will assess your individual case and discuss the most suitable approach and associated costs.

To schedule a consultation, simply fill out our contact form or give us a call at (417) 216-6572. Please come prepared to discuss your situation and ask questions. Bentley Skincare and Dr. Delport are here to support you every step of the way!

Experience Clearer Vision & Wider Eyes with Bentley Skincare & Wellness

Say goodbye to sagging eyelids and hello to a clearer future. The professionals at Bentley Skincare & Wellness are dedicated to delivering top-quality care so that you can feel confident with your appearance and your eyesight when we’re done. Contact us today to schedule a consultation for an eyelid ptosis repair procedure.

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