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ptosis
 

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

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 

  • difficulty seeing out of one eye
  • double vision
 
Causes

Causes may include:

 

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

Treatment may include:

 

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