What is Ptosis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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1. What is ptosis?

2. What is the most common treatment option for people with ptosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of ptosis. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the age groups that are affected by ptosis and a symptom of ptosis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • The definition of ptosis
  • A common problem encountered with ptosis
  • Age groups affected by ptosis
  • Muscles of the eyelid
  • The usual treatment for ptosis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ptosis lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the symptoms of ptosis
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the normal treatment for ptosis

Additional Learning

To learn more about ptosis, review the corresponding lesson called What is Ptosis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what ptosis is and the age groups affected by this condition
  • Examine the symptoms of ptosis
  • Explore the causes of ptosis such as age, eye trauma and brain tumors
  • Learn about the treatment options for ptosis