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2005 Series -  May 3, 2005 Lecture 35 of 52  NEXT»

 

 

ptosis procedure

 

This picture shows a common procedure used to treat ptosis.

1.  This procedure is called:   
 

a. tarsus tucking
b. levator imbercation
c. levator augmentation
d.  frontalis suspension

2.  Indications for this procedure include:  
 

a. ptosis with little or no levator function
b. most ptosis occurring in children under 2 years of age
c. bilateral ptosis
d.  ptosis with no apparent Bell phenomenon

3.  Potential complications from this procedure (from exposure) include:
 
a. induced astigmatism
b. corneal drying from exposure
c. lid lag on down gaze
d.  all of the above

For answers to the above, click here on or after May 10, 2005.

 


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