Eye Opening Way to Treat Your Droopy Eye
The Diagnosis: Ptosis
Acquired Blepharoptosis, also known as Ptosis, is the diagnosis for low-lying droopy appearance or falling upper eyelids. Only 15% of the millions of men and women with this condition are diagnosed, and very few diagnosed are being treated.
Is there a way to PREVENT Ptosis?
With this condition based on genetics, possible eye trauma, surgery complications or damage to muscles, prevention is unlikely.
WHO is at risk of developing Ptosis?
- Anyone can develop later in life
- Affects adults of all ages
- Cataract surgery patients
- Contact lens wearers
What are the SYMPTOMS, SIGNS and IMPACT of Ptosis?
- Vision impairment or decrease in visibility
- Excessive eye rubbing
- Cosmetic appearance of a droopy eye
- Strained reading, driving and computer use
- Difficulty looking up without tilting your head
What options are available for TREATMENT for Ptosis?
Many ophthalmologists recommend surgery or Botox, which are effective ways to treat Ptosis. However, Shreveport Eye Associates is excited to offer a new, less invasive way to treat eye drooping! Upneeq is a prescription strength eye drop available after a consultation with your doctor. Upneeq is the only FDA-approved prescription eye drop for acquired ptosis. These new drops are proven to rapidly lift the upper eyelid! This medication is available directly to patients through a fully transparent pricing model outside of the insurance process. The cost of Upneeq is the same for all patients, and a 30-day supply is $105.
Upkeep, approved by the FDA in July of 2020, has proven its effectiveness by first-time users. Let’s look at the statistics:
84% saw a difference in as little as 2 hours
74% saw more than a 50% improvement
Upper Field Vision
87.8% saw improvement
40.8% saw more than 50% improvement by day 14
Are there side effects from this medication?
With every prescription, there is a risk. Upneeq’s remains low when used as directed but always adhere to the warnings and precautions. A narrow 1-5% of the patients experiences eye inflammation, eye redness, dry eye, blurred vision, and headaches.
Ready to learn more?
The key is within your consultation. Our doctors are prepared to answer questions, address concerns and clear your vision when it comes to giving your eyelids an uplift with Upneeq! To schedule an appointment, please call us at 318-703-5655!
its all about Eye Opening Way to Treat Your Droopy Eye