Myasthenia Gravis

Jessica Gimeno - Breaking Down Barriers in Asian-American Mental Health

- Our next presenter is Jessica, who is a health writer, convention speaker, lipstick lover, and fighter who lives with five chronic illnesses: bipolar disorder, polycystic ovarian…

Views: 47 By: Disability Intersectionality Summit
Why Weight Loss Won't Likely Affect Upper Eyelid Position, or Cause Hollowing

Thank you for your question. You submitted a single photo and you are concerned of the triple eyelid fold on the left eye. And you state in your question that you are concerned that…

Views: 195 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
How a Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis) May be Unnoticed When Younger, but More…

Thank you for your question! You’re 15-years-old and you submitted several photos and you’re asking a very straightforward question: why is your right eyelid lower than your left eyelid?…

Views: 322 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
How Congenital Ptosis (Drooping Eyelids Since Birth) Can Affect Visual…

Asian eye one big one small, is this ptosis, and what can be done? I am an Asian female teenager. My one eye is much smaller than the other. My bigger eye has a much better vision than…

Views: 493 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
Albany's Journey

Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune disease that causes extreme muscle fatigue and weakness. People with Myasthenia Gravis struggle with ordinary things, such as exercising, going upstairs,…

Views: 524 By: Anabell Castaneda
Why Congenital Ptosis May Require More than One Ptosis Correction Surgery…

It is very clear that I had Ptosis at birth. I did not have surgery until I was around 4 or 5. What is the cost of this? I checked into having this surgery done a few years ago but…

Views: 715 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
Rule Out Neurological Causes of Drooping Eyelids before Ptosis Correction…

Are my large eyelids, deep crease, and drooping normal? I am 35-years-old and very self-conscious about my eyes. I am pretty sure this is not a normal eye shape. Is there anything I…

Views: 915 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
How to Determine if Blepharoplasty or Ptosis Surgery is Needed for Asymmetrical…

Can a blepharoplasty be performed to correct asymmetrical eyelids? Info about me: I am Asian and 18 to 21 years of age. Both parents have the double-eyelid fold. My left eye does not…

Views: 1 173 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
Traumatic Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid from Injury) can be Repaired by an Oculoplastic…

There is asymmetry in my upper eyelid. Any treatment would you recommend? This is post an injury in the childhood. As I age, the asymmetry is becoming more and more visible.In the morning…

Views: 1 273 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
How to Tell If Slightly Uneven, Drooping Eyelids are Actually Ptosis and…

What surgery would be performed for upper eyelid bilateral ptosis of the right eye? I have been told by several doctors on here following a picture I posted- saying I have upper eyelid…

Views: 2 343 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
Importance of Diagnosing Drooping Eyelid Cause before Undergoing Ptosis…

Is it normal for a 25 year old to have one droopy eyelid? My right eyelid is droopy and has been getting progressively worse. I'd say I noticed this 3 years ago and this is what…

Views: 2 725 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.
Advancing Pediatric Cancer Care: Proton Therapy - The Children's Hospital…

My name is john maris. I'm the chief of the division of oncology here at children's hospital of philadelphia. Proton therapy is a miracle of modern physics.It's a way to…

Views: 2 861 By: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
How Eyelid Ptosis is Defined by Measuring the Eyelids in Relation to the…

Thank you for your question. You are 20 years old and you state in your question that you don’t like how your eyelids look and you are asking if you have ptosis. And you describe in…

Views: 8 829 By: Amiya Prasad, M.D.