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If you’re wondering how to fix droopy eyelids without surgery, Upneeq® is your solution. It’s the first and only FDA-approved prescription eye drop for treating sagging eyelids, otherwise known as acquired ptosis. If you have eyelids that droop, a reduced field of vision due to low-lying lids, or are concerned that your eyelids make you look tired, Upneeq temporarily lifts eyes with a single daily dose. The results are truly eye-opening. Contact Dr. J.J. Wendel Plastic Surgery today to schedule a consultation and learn more about Upneeq. 


What is Acquired Ptosis?


Acquired ptosis is a common medical condition that often occurs as we age. It is typically caused by stretching or weakening of the levator muscles in the upper eyelid. However, other more serious medical conditions can also result in sagging eyelids. Low-lying lids create a sleepy or aged appearance, and even interfere with daily functioning due to a reduced field of vision. If heavy upper eyelids are causing difficulty reading, driving, or using the computer, or you dislike how it affects your appearance, you may be a candidate for this treatment. With Upneeq eye drops, acquired ptosis treatment is simple, painless, and effective. Contact our office to learn more about how you correct acquired ptosis


Upneeq is an FDA-approved eye drop that requires a prescription. It is a safe, clinically-proven treatment for acquired ptosis in adults. One drop should be applied in the affected eye(s), once a day.  


When using Upneeq, do not let the tip of the vial touch your eye or any other surface, as this can spread bacteria and cause irritation.  


If you wear contact lenses, remove them and wait 15 minutes before administering Upneeq.


If you are a patient with glaucoma, Upneeq may increase the risk of eye pressure due to fluid build up. 


Common side effects can include eye irritation, dry eye, eye redness, eye inflammation, blurred vision, and headache. If you experience any of these symptoms, contact a physician.    


The price of UPNEEQ at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is competitive for Nashville, TN. Running errands in Green Hills? Stop by and see us on your way home. We are conveniently located on Crestmoor Road.


 If you have sagging eyelids that affect daily functioning or cause a tired appearance, Upneeq is an eye drop that lifts the lid without surgery. Learn more!