Posterior Approach Ptosis Repair in the Aesthetic Patient With or Without Blepharoplasty

  • Kiran Sajja
  • Allen M. PuttermanEmail author


Posterior eyelid ptosis repair via the Müller’s muscle-conjunctival resection procedure is an effective, reliable, and simple technique for periorbital rejuvenation in the aesthetic patient. This procedure may be performed with other periorbital rejuvenation techniques without sacrificing results. Appropriate candidates are patients with maintained levator function whose ptotic upper eyelid elevates close to a normal eyelid level upon instillation of phenylephrine drops to the superior conjunctival fornix.


Eyelid Margin Orbicularis Muscle Palpebral Conjunctiva Levator Function Eyelid Skin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Havener Eye InstituteThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Illinois Eye and Ear InfirmaryUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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