dermatochalasis

This is excess skin that forms over the upper (and sometimes lower) eyelids. This skin can droop down to cover the upper eyelashes and even obstruct vision. If bad enough, a blepharoplasty surgery can be performed to surgically remove this skin.

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Dr. Timothy Root is a practicing ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon in Daytona Beach, Florida. His books, video lectures, and training resources can be found at:

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