How to use Ptosis in a sentence
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Symptoms of juvenile and adult onset DM include facial weakness and a slack jaw, drooping eyelids called ptosis, and muscle wasting in the forearms and calves.
Patients may also have cataracts, drooping eyelids (ptosis), or corneal problems such as glaucoma.
Symptoms of myotonic dystrophy include facial weakness and a slack jaw, drooping eyelids (ptosis), and muscle wasting in the forearms and calves.
Ptosis. If light cannot enter the eye because of the drooping lid, the eye is essentially going unused, which can lead to amblyopia.Advertisement
However, ptosis is rarely related to the development of amblyopia, unless the droopy eyelid completely obscures the pupil.
Barring the presence of strabismus or ptosis, children may or may not show signs of amblyopia.
It is present at birth, and children exhibit severe contractures of the joints, resulting in limb deformity; spinal curvature; deformities of the chest wall; difficulties breathing; abnormally small jaw; and upper eyelid droop (ptosis).
Botox (Botulinum toxin) injections can temporarily control the eye movements, but because of side effects such as double vision and ptosis or drooping of the eyelid, and because it is not a permanent solution, Botox is not used often.
Ptosis that is present since birth is called congenital ptosis that is present since birth is called congenital ptosis.Advertisement