External Levator Resection
External levator resection is a ptosis procedure that can be used in both children and adults, in patients with almost any degree of levator function, and those with a negative phenylephrine test. Since a skin incision is employed, this surgical approach is easily combined with upper blepharoplasty. The surgical technique and postoperative management are described in detail.
KeywordsOrbital Septum Levator Function Tarsal Plate Levator Aponeurosis Eyelid Position
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