Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Drooping Eyelid Treatment

The treatment for a drooping eyelid depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for a drooping eyelid may include artificial tears and surgery.

Treatment for a drooping eyelid may include:

  • Artificial tears
  • Surgery for drooping eyelid

Drooping Eyelid Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat drooping eyelids:

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Drooping Eyelid References
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