+90 532 177 71 98 Menu

Ptosis In Children

Children born with ptosis are called congenital ptosis. This can be caused by muscle-related problems that lift the eyelid. The most obvious sign of ptosis is a drooping eyelid. Another sign is that alignment of the upper eyelid crease equal to each other. A child can bend his head backwards with ptosis, may raise eyebrows to remove the jaw or trying to see better. Over time, these movements can cause head and neck problems.

Sometimes there may be other problems observed as a child born with ptosis. Eye movement problems can include eye muscle disease, tumours (on the eyelid or elsewhere), and other problems.


Ptosis Surgery at a glance

Procedure: Ptosis

Duration: 1 hour

Stay: 3 days hotel

Anesthesia: local

Recovery: 7 days

Scar: Eyelid

Results: final result 3 weeks

What are the causes of Ptosis?

Generally, ptosis occurs as a birth defect.

  • After an accidental eye trauma
  • Due to excessive traumatic eyelid rub
  • Due to some medicines used
  • Due to aging, the relaxation, and weakening of the muscles that open the eyelid
  • Due to some head trauma, ptosis can occur if there is a neurological deficit in the nervous system

It is called “fake ptosis” if it is due to a small eye structure or the excess of the eyelid.

  • Rarely, diseases or tumors can affect the eyelid muscle, causing eyelids to droop.

He is not only very good at his job but also very good at caring for people.

Ptosis - Review

Droopy Eyelid Treatments

Congenital or later-occurring ptosis is considered as a neurological if there is no movement in the eyelid. Neurological droopy eyelid; is caused by the immobility of the muscle that opens the eyelid, that is, the levator muscle. In this case, there is no movement in the eyelid.

Instead of intervening in the muscle that opens the eyelid, a method of helping that muscle must be applied. In this method, auxiliary muscles are used to hold the eyelid upward.

For example, an attempt is made to open the eyelid by using a piece of muscle or using a fiber (with the help of silicone threads or fiber from the patient’s body). The other method is applied for extended eyelid muscles depending on congenital, trauma, or age.

If the muscle is working a little and if there is a slight movement, the problem can be solved by shortening the muscle length. Thus, the shortened muscular strength will be enough to open the eyelid.

After Surgery

If the amount of intervention in the operation is large, the eyelid may remain open for a short period. Since the eyes will be open a little bit in the first days after surgery, dryness preventive eye drops are suggested.

The patient may be discharged on the same day, or after 1 day if the operation is performed under general anesthesia. Eye closure is not necessary after droopy eyelid surgery.

Droopy eyelid surgery in Turkey done by the most experienced doctors. Having plastic surgery in Turkey has a lot of advantages. Cheap prices, internationally successful doctors, great hospitals, and tourist attractions are some of them. If you want to have ptosis surgery in Turkey, please contact us.

FAQs

I am under 20 and I want to have a ptosis surgery. Is it possible for my eyelid to return to its original state after surgery because of my age? What is the permanence of this surgery for a young individual like me?

In addition to the age-related sagging of the eyelids, it can be sagged even by being affected by genetic factors or environmental factors such as stress. For this reason, it is possible to have this surgery at a young age. After the eyelid aesthetics, the lids may sag again during the natural ageing process, but surgery will slow down this period.

Istanbul Safe Medical

Contact

+90 850 885 22 18

Contact us to schedule an appointment!

Schedule a Consultation
About Us
Name
Phone
Email

© Istanbul Safe Medical. All Rights Reserved.

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19 View Update E-Mail To Us

What We're Doing About COVID-19

At Istanbul Safe Medical, your health, safety and happiness are our top priorities. We have been monitoring the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation very carefully. Our patients are taken from the airport to the hospital for a PCR test before the procedure. They are transfered in a VIP vehicle and have distance with the driver. During consultations doctors and nurses are sterilized and wear masks all through the process.

We have taken a series of precautionary steps to ensure your safety:

  1. At the hospital all the measures repeat regularly: such as washing hands, disinfect surfaces, disinfect hands, wear masks.
  2. All Medical Workers are vaccinated as well.
  3. Each room has only one patient.
  4. Each patient has disposable slippers and hospital-dress that can be used at the hospital room.
  5. Operation rooms are sterilized before and after each surgery.
  6. During stay at hotel, hotel rooms are sterilized regularly.
  7. Transfers are done by the same driver who wears a mask all through the process, to minimize the risk.

The patients should be treated in A+ group hospitals with all technical equipment. All the hospitals we work with have health tourism authorization certificate and tecnology to make the patients feel safe for their treatment and make them feel comfortable during their stay

We work with doctors and surgeons who are educated and highly experienced in their own fields.

Contact Us

Schedule a Consultation

Get Started Send Us A Message