Ptosis Surgery (Droopy Eyelids) Philadelphia, PA
What is Ptosis Surgery?
Ptosis (“Toe-Sis” or Droopy Eyelids) is a condition where the upper eyelid or eyelids droop due to a muscle weakness. Ptosis makes a person with a droopy eyelid or eyelids look sad, imbalanced, tired and asymmetric. Sometimes people are judged negatively by others simply for having a droopy eyelid. Patients often share with Dr. Chandler their unhappiness with photographs or selfies of themselves, and they are often embarrassed by the droopy eyelid or lids. A droopy eyelid can cause frustration or even feelings of poor self-worth.
Ptosis surgery requires a true eyelid surgery expert, and few surgeons in the world have the training and experience to be considered experts in this specialty of plastic surgery. Unfortunately, a droopy eyelid will not improve with eyelid exercises or any non-surgical treatments. Ptosis surgery is delicate, precise and challenging. Dr. Chandler will carefully study photographs of your face that he takes personally, and then he will review them with you during your consultation. It is key to realize that Blepharoplasty does not correct ptosis. Ptosis surgery is very different from Blepharoplasty, yet these procedures may be combined for the best cosmetic eyelid surgery results. Dr. Chandler often recommends and performs Blepharoplasty (eyelid sculpting and contouring) along with Ptosis repair.
If you have a droopy eyelid or eyelids and are interested in Ptosis surgery in Philadelphia PA, Main Line or in South Jersey, NJ (Cherry Hill, Moorestown), call Chandler Cosmetic Surgery to schedule a consultation.
How is a Droopy Eyelid Corrected (Eyelid Lift)?
Ptosis surgery is performed in Dr. Chandler’s Philadelphia, Main Line or South Jersey office, often under local anesthesia. Patient cooperation is required to help achieve the most precise balance in the appearance of the eyelids during this procedure. An incision is placed in the upper eyelid crease where it is hidden to minimize scarring. View Dr. Chandler’s Before and After Gallery to see top results he has achieved with ptosis surgery (also referred to as a cosmetic eyelift).
Ptosis / Droopy Eyelid FAQs
Dr. Damon Chandler provides Ptosis surgery for those patients with a droopy eyelid or eyelids in Philadelphia PA, Jenkintown, Abington, Main Line, Lower Merion Township, Radnor Township, Gladwyne and Villanova PA, as well as in South New Jersey, Cherry Hill and Moorestown NJ. Click here to fill out our online contact form — or call our Moorestown/Cherry Hill NJ office in South Jersey at (609) 877-2800 — or our Jenkintown/Abington PA office close to Philadelphia at (215) 885-6830 to schedule a consultation today with a top Ptosis surgery expert.