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Treatment for Ptosis in left eye - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I am from
User :   i am suffering from Ptosis for my left eye since 10 years
User :   can you guide me, whoam can i met?
Doctor :   ok
User :   i can meet the doctor in hyderabad only.
Doctor :   There are some surgeries happening these days
Doctor :   however we have no data in hyd
Doctor :   I am sorry
User :   ok, do you have any one nearby hyderabad>
User :   any doctor, from nearby city to hyd?
Doctor :   Oh we are now in Banagalore and shall be coming soon
Doctor :   But not at present
User :   ok..
User :   how much time it will take to you having hyderabad doctors?
Doctor :   We are in the process
Doctor :   Its a managerial issue
Doctor :   Please restrict to medical queries as you are spking to a doctor
User :   ok, can i have details reg Ptosis?
User :   how much it will costs, etc?
Doctor :   There is an operation called tarsorraphy
Doctor :   I have to find out how much it costs
Doctor :   I shall mail you about the details
Doctor :   YOu have a great institute
Doctor :   at Hyd
Doctor :   L V XXXXXXXX institue
Doctor :   I think those people should be doin gthese
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   i heared abt LVPE
User :   LVPEI
User :   is it the best for eye in hyd?
Doctor :   yeah as I heard through my collegues
Doctor :   The cosmetic eye surgeries are to be enquired about
User :   previously i was suffering from thyroid..
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i got operated for thyroid in 2003 and cleared now..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what are the problems with your eye
Doctor :   Does that dry off/ulcers/
User :   left eye upped lid is lying down halfly
User :   no, no, only dropping of left eye upper eye lid
Doctor :   so you are not opening it properly
User :   that too not fully
User :   only till half
User :   while the other right eye is opening very widely..means very widen to up
User :   so it looks ugly.
Doctor :   I think the chief minister has the same problem
Doctor :   :)
User :   haha..eye..
User :   yes..
User :   :)
User :   is it a dangerous issue?
User :   i mean will it cause or grow badly, if i neglect?
Doctor :   not really
Doctor :   But it is mostly for cosmetic reasons
User :   yes..
Doctor :   It costs around 30 to 45 k
Doctor :   depending on the correction
User :   as i am unmarried. most of the girls asking kean;y about it..
Doctor :   Plastic surgeons do it
Doctor :   So you can go to a plastic surgeon for an opinion near your area
User :   u mean nerooptholmologist will do?
User :   neuro optholomologist?
Doctor :   Plastic surgeon I mean
Doctor :   YOu can get a referral from an opthalmologist
Doctor :   It is usually a cosmetic procedure taken by plastic surgeons
User :   yes.s
Doctor :   I dontknow whether LVPE is doing it or not
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   AS many patients are in queue
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Please login for other queries
Doctor :   bye
User :   thank you.
User :   bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
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