Minimally Invasive Ptosis Repair

  • Francesco P. Bernardini


Minimally invasive ptosis surgery offers many advantages—a less visible scar, a reduced surgical time, and an improved postoperative period—and it is as effective and reliable as the traditional surgical approach. I have been delighted with the minimally invasive approach in aponeurogenic ptosis.


Invasive Approach Levator Muscle Visible Scar Single Suture Orbicularis Muscle 
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Suggested Reading

  1. Lucarelli MJ, Lemke BN. Small incision external levator repair: technique and early results. Am J Ophthalmol 1999;127:637–644.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco P. Bernardini
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyOspedale Evangelico InternazionaleGenovaItaly

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