Why does one eyelid have more creases?

Why does one eyelid have more creases?

Why does one eyelid have more creases?

In most cases, an extra eyelid crease is caused by: loss of skin elasticity and weakened connections between the skin and muscle beneath. soft tissue thinning and loss of fat under the skin in the upper eyelid, above your natural eyelid crease.

How do you fix uneven eyelid creases?

Cosmetic surgery to correct uneven eyelids is called blepharoplasty. During the procedure, excess skin, fat, and muscle is removed from your eyelids. The surgery can involve the upper and lower eyelids and entails making an incision along the crease of your upper lid or in the crease just below your lower lash line.

What is crease in your upper eyelid?

The upper eyelid crease is a horizontal indentation formed by the attachment of the superficial levator aponeurosis fibers into the orbicularis oris intermuscular septa and subcutaneous tissue. The crease is located approximately 7 to 10 mm above the eyelid margin centrally in most Caucasians.

Are eyelids uneven?

Faces aren’t even (or “symmetrical”). So if your eyelids aren’t the same size or don’t look the same, that’s normal. But in rare cases, uneven eyelids can be a sign of another health problem, like a thyroid disorder, for example. So if you’re concerned, talk with your doctor.

Where should the upper eyelid rest?

In most patients the upper eyelid typically rests where it’s lower edge just begins to cover the top of the colored part of the eye (1 mm below the superior limbus). Eyelids that rest below this location when open are fallen or ptotic.

What is Blepharophimosis syndrome?

General Discussion. Blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES) is a rare developmental condition affecting the eyelids and ovary. Typically, four major facial features are present at birth: narrow eyes, droopy eyelids, an upward fold of skin of the inner lower eyelids and widely set eyes.

What kind of doctor treats droopy eyelid?

Your ophthalmologist determines the type of ptosis based on your medical history and the results of the comprehensive eye exam the doctor may have performed. You may then be referred to an oculoplastic specialist—an ophthalmologist with advanced training in plastic surgery of the eyes and surrounding areas.