There are a number of malpositioning of eyelids that may either interfere with patients vision or cause irritation and concerns for the patients. They can be surgically corrected if it becomes necessary. These include but not just limited to the following:
- Blepharoplasty: Surgical correction of excessive tissue of upper or lower eyelids
- Ectropion: Eversion of eyelid that may cause excessive tearing, irritation and redness of the eye.
- Entropion: Inversion of the eyelid that can cause rubbing of eyelashes against the eyeball that can cause irritation, redness or infection.
- Ptosis: This is drooping of upper eyelid that can partially block the field of vision.