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Ptosis Repair Little Rock

Little Rock Oculoplastic & Facial Cosmetic Surgeon


Ptosis is a fairly common condition in which one or both of your upper eyelids droop so that the eyelid margin sags (this is a different condition than simply having excess skin). Droopy upper eyelids can make the eyes look abnormally small. Patients frequently report that they look tired, sleepy or old.

If your main concern is the appearance, and your vision is not obstructed enough to meet criteria set forth by your insurance company, a corrective procedure is considered cosmetic. Droopy eyelids are usually due to aging.

Causes of Ptosis

Causes of ptosis include allergies, eye rubbing, contact lens wear, congenital causes, and trauma. Most commonly, a droopy eyelid results from a stretching of the tendon attached to the muscle that lifts the upper eyelid. Surgery to repair ptosis usually involves precise tucking or reattaching of this muscle. Many times this can be accomplished without a skin incision by tucking the muscle on the undersurface of the eyelid. Dr. Brock is one of a small number of plastic surgeons in Arkansas who performs this procedure routinely.

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Dr. Brock has performed thousands of eyelid surgeries. He has written and published on the topic of ptosis. He is sought after to correct eyelids that might have had complications during previous ptosis surgery. Dr. Brock is considered by many to be the best ptosis surgeon available. When you choose Dr. Brock and his staff to address your cosmetic eyelid needs, rest assured that you are in the very best of hands.

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I was very nervous about surgery. But Dr. Brock explained everything and put me more at ease than anyone could have. I am in my 20’s and was so self-conscious about my condition. I have my confidence and life back! Life is a party for me now! Thank you so much Dr. Brock!

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