It’s a very common assumption that heavy, sagging, or droopy upper eyelids are simply a cosmetic issue that affects only someone’s appearance. They may be aware of and concerned about how their heavy eyelids make them look more tired or older than they actually are.
It’s also quite common, however, that heavy upper eyelids interfere with vision, as was the case with a patient who sought help from Dr. Anzeljc a few months ago. This patient happened to know that his heavy upper eyelids were affecting his vision, particularly while he was driving, watching TV, or reading. (more…)