PAPS is a term used to describe a collection of visible changes that occur around the eye, including the eyelids, typically following the use of glaucoma eye drops - PGAs.
What causes prostaglandin-associated periorbitopathy (PAPS) in Glaucoma Patients?
The Classical Signs of PAPS
Do you know, PAPS can be avoided?
Please talk to your eye doctor if you have any concerns or if you have experienced any of the above changes, so we can work on a solution together.
Sunken eyes or DUES
Excessive eyelash growth
Droopy (or 'floppy') upper eyelid
Darkening of the skin around the eyes or eyelid
FLEB or fat loss around the eyes
Eyelids pressing firmly against the eye