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Eyelid Ptosis Repair

Eyelid Ptosis (pronounced “toe-sis”) occurs when the upper eyelids droop down to the point that they cause a reduction in a person’s visual field…either partially or completely obstructing the pupil. Patients with ptosis can experience difficulty in keeping their eyelids open. Often times, they will compensate by arching their eyebrows to effectively raise the drooping eyelids enough to see.

Common Causes of Eyelid Ptosis

  • Age-Related Weakening of the Muscles
  • Trauma
  • Neurological Disease

Dr. Neel M. Kumar treats eyelid ptosis using a variety of advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Kumar will develop a care plan based on the patient’s individual case and needs. The goal of any eyelid ptosis repair procedure is to elevate the eyelid and return the patient’s full visual field while creating symmetry with the opposite upper eyelid.

Before & After Surgery

Need Kumar, M.D. | Oculofacial Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon

Meet Dr. Kumar

Neel Kumar, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeon and aesthetic specialist at Triad Eye Institute in Tulsa, OK.

Dr. Kumar completed his fellowship training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, orbit, and lacrimal system at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL and the Duke Eye Hospital in Durham, NC.

He performs a variety of oculoplastic and reconstructive procedures, including ptosis repair, upper and lower blepharoplasty, cancer reconstruction, tear duct surgery, cosmetic injections and more.

Schedule a Consultation


We encourage you to schedule a consultation with Triad Eye Institute today. During our meeting, we will advise on whether or not you’re an ideal candidate for Cataract Surgery, as well as compose a custom treatment plan designed to achieve the clear vision you’ve always wanted. Call our office today and one of our seasoned staff members will be able to assist you.