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What are the risks of ptosis surgery?

The risks of ptosis surgery include infection, bleeding and reduced vision, but these complications occur very infrequently. Immediately after surgery, you may find it difficult to completely close your eye, but this is only temporary. Lubricant eyedrops and ointment can be helpful during this period.

Although improvement of the lid height is usually achieved, the eyelids may not appear perfectly symmetrical. In rare cases, full eyelid movement does not return. In some cases, more than one operation may be required.

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