- Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Behcet Disease
- Blepharoshalasis Dermatochalases
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Ectropion (Eversion of the Eyelids)
- Entropion (Inversion of the Eyelids)
- Epiretinal Membrane
- The Anatomy Of The Eye
- Intraocular Bleddings
- Eyelid Inflammations
- Injuries In The Eye
- Lachrymal Duct Obstruction
- Herpetic Ceratitis
- Macular Hole
- Macular Edema
- Microbial Keratitis
- Microbial Conjunctivitis
- Optic Neuritis and Multiple Sclerosis
- Ptosis (Looseness Of The Eyelid)
- Color Blindness
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Embolism
- Retinitis Pigmentosa
- Yellow Spot Disease (ARMD)
- Thyroid Orbitopathy
- Keratopathy Caused By Bells Palsy
DEFINITION: It is the loosening and slackening of eyelids because of bulking of eyelids in the form of attacks (blepharoshalasis) or loosening of eyelid tissues due to aging (dermathochalases).
CAUSES AND RISK FACTORS: It often occurs due to aging.
DIAGNOSIS: Diagnosis is made through physical examination.
TREATMENT: Treatment is carried out by surgically removing the slackened skin or removing some of the fat moving forward, if any.
Figure 1. External appearance of a patients operated with the diagnosis of dermatochalasis prior to surgery (left) and 1 month following surgery (right).