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Ptosis frontalis sling surgery

In this retrospective study the authors investigated the functional and cosmetic outcomes of the modified frontalis sling procedure using silicone rods. The study included 17 patients (26 lids) and nine had bilateral surgery. An excellent outcome was defined as alignment...

Prevalence of visual function impairment in congenital ptosis

This study sought to evaluate the prevalence of visual function loss in the setting of congenital ptosis. This was a retrospective study of 155 eyes of 134 patients; 72 males and 62 females. Mean age at diagnosis was 7.8 ±5.8...

Repeated ptosis surgery

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the amounts of surgery for the treatment of residual or recurrent simple congenital ptosis and to investigate the relationship between long-term surgical success rates with clinical and surgical factors. This was a...

Managing blepharophimosis

The authors present a prospective study of a one-stage technique for managing both telecanthus and ptosis seen in blepharophimosis syndrome. The technique involves carrying out a Y to V medial canthoplasty followed by a frontalis suspension which the authors carry...

Ptosis surgery outcomes

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes of childhood ptosis surgery in a population-based cohort. The authors assessed reoperation rates, amblyopia, risk of lag, dry eye and other complications. This was a retrospective review of 47...

An unusual case of partial oculomotor nerve palsy

The authors present an unusual case of intra-axial oculomotor nerve involvement due to midbrain infarction. The 65-year-old male patient presented with unilateral complete blepharoptosis and slight limitation of upgaze. Neurological examination revealed a complete ptosis of the left eyelid, slight...

Paediatric ptosis

Manoj Parulekar and colleagues provide a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis, assessment and management of childhood ptosis. Blepharoptosis (commonly referred to as ptosis – Greek, πτῶσις, ‘to fall’) is a condition where the upper eyelid is in an abnormally low...

Aspirin and upper lid surgery

This is a double-blind randomised controlled trial of preoperative aspirin versus placebo in patients undergoing upper lid blepharoplasty or ptosis surgery. All enrolled patients were already taking aspirin and no other anti-platelet or anticoagulant drugs. All patients either had no...

Orbital sphenoid sinus trauma: a rare trauma case

With a high complication and mortality rate, intra-sphenoidal and transorbital trauma poses a high complication rate and remains challenging to manage. Numerous key structures run nearby such as: the optic nerve, internal carotid arteries and ophthalmic arteries. The authors present...

PROMs in blepharoplasty

With the advent of clinical commissioning in NHS England the need to demonstrate the benefits of certain surgeries is becoming increasing common. Upper Lid blepharoplasty is a commonly performed operation and often seen as a cosmetic procedure. Danish visitation guidelines...

Lower postoperative scar height is associated with increased postoperative trichiasis one year after bilamellar tarsal rotation surgery

Bilamellar tarsal rotation has been a key component of the WHO SAFE approach to blindness from trichiaisis (surgery, antibiotics, facial hygiene, environment). The World Health Organisation (WHO) manual describes the procedure as a full thickness blepharotomy placed 3.0mm above and...

Pseudostrabismus leading to strabismus

The authors aimed to evaluate the incidence of strabismus in children initially diagnosed with pseudostrabismus and identify risk factors for development of strabismus. This was a retrospective review of 65 patients with a diagnosis of pseudostrabismus; two exo and 63...