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In this condition the upper eyelid drops and partially or completely covers the eye. 


Symptoms may include:


  • difficulty seeing out of one eye
  • double vision

Causes may include:


  • congenital – present from birth
  • nerve damage – either from injury or disease
  • muscular dystrophy
  • myasthenia gravis

Treatment may include:


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