Michael Patipa

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  • M Patipa
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • 2000
Lower eyelid retraction is a common complication after cosmetic surgery of the lower eyelids, midface, and the adjacent face. Lower eyelid retraction is defined as the inferior malposition of the lower eyelid margin without eyelid eversion. Lower eyelid retraction presents clinically with scleral show; round, sad-looking eyes; lateral canthal tendon laxity;(More)
A 66-year-old man presented with a slowly enlarging, nontender left orbital mass of 2 months' duration. CT and MRI showed a left lacrimal gland mass with enhancement and internal irregularity of cystic structures. Histopathologic analysis of the biopsy specimen revealed a squamous cell carcinoma arising from an epithelium-lined cyst. The patient underwent(More)
  • M Patipa
  • The Journal of the Florida Medical Association
  • 1990
Combinations of these procedures have been performed on more than 50 patients to date, with the longest follow-up being greater than 8 years. All of these patients presented with complaints of ocular irritation, tearing, photophobia, and impaired vision. Several had severe epithelial keratopathy. Some patients have also been treated following neurosurgical(More)
Lower eyelid malposition is the most common long-term complication following transcutaneous lower eyelid blepharoplasty. The malposition may include rounding of the lateral canthal angle, lower eyelid retraction with inferior scleral show, or frank ectropion. The result is cosmetically unacceptable and may be associated with tearing, irritation, and other(More)
Transblepharoplasty midface elevation has become a common aesthetic procedure in recent years. As new techniques have been utilized, complications have arisen. Management of these referred complications has resulted in the development of a technique that elevates the midface and restores the normal position and shape to the lower eyelid with minimal(More)
Lower eyelid malposition is the cause of many ophthalmologic complaints, including ocular foreign-body sensation, irritation, excessive tearing, and sensitivity to light. The lower eyelid and midface are intimately associated structures. Midface descent frequently occurs in conjunction with lower eyelid laxity and descent. Elevating the lower eyelid and(More)
A 13-month-old child with Neisseria meningitidis developed bilateral metastatic endophthalmitis. Treatment with systemic and periocular injections of penicillin G and steroids resulted in resolution of the meningitis and the endophthalmitis. This case should alert the pediatrician to the possibility of binding endophthalmitis in a patient with meningitis(More)