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What can be done about droopy eyelids?

Ask the doctor Q. My eyelids have become droopy. Is this something I should be concerned about? A. Droopy eyelids, known as ptosis, are often a normal occurrence of aging. The skin over your eyelids loses its elasticity as you grow older, and the muscles that raise your eyelids weaken. These factors result in a gradual drooping of the eyelids. …

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