This operation is performed for cases of ptosis in which there is partial or complete loss of upward movement of the lid.
When the ptosis got very bad he would hold his eyelid up with one hand while he wrote.
This was diagnosed as ptosis of his organs, and an operation was done to tuck these up.
There was marked proptosis, subconjunctival ecchymosis, swelling and ecchymosis of the upper lid, and ptosis.
Frequent transitory or permanent strabismus or ptosis, one or both.
ptosis and lateral squint, with a fixed and dilated pupil, indicates pressure on the oculo-motor nerve of the same side.
Eye-strain is another; ptosis, or falling of the organs, is another.
ptosis pto·sis (tō'sĭs)
n. pl. pto·ses (-sēz)
Abnormal lowering or drooping of an organ or a part, especially a drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle weakness or paralysis.