Floppy Eyelid Syndrome

  • Can ÖztürkerEmail author
  • Pelin Kaynak


Floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) is described as easily everted upper eyelids and associated papillary conjunctivitis. It can lead to many serious ocular and systemic complications, and ophthalmologists should be aware of it because of the strong associations and potential systemic hazards. The treatment of the ocular problems is usually surgical.


Floppy eyelid syndrome Eyelid laxity Sleep apnea Elastin Tarsal plate Horizontal shortening Wedge resection Lateral tarsal strip Keratoconus Punctate epitheliopathy Tear dysfunction Eyelash ptosis Blepharoptosis Blepharochalasis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Istanbul Faculty of MedicineIstanbul UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Rufus Eye Microsurgical Center, Hakkı Yeten Cad.IstanbulTurkey

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