Noritaka Isogai

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A 39-year-old woman was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis when she was 8 years old. Although many treatments - such as cholinesterase inhibitors and steroids - had been given to the patient, her condition did not improve sufficiently. As she demonstrated bilateral 3 mm levator function without any eye movement disturbances, bilateral frontalis sling(More)
BACKGROUND A common complication associated with implantable cardiac electrical device implantation compromises skin lesions caused by overstretching just above a buried device that is relatively large in size. Apart from affecting the cosmetic appearance in some patients, a compromised blood supply to the skin may also lead to ischemic necrosis, which is(More)
OBJECTIVE Among the surgical procedures used to correct the positions of the eyelids or improve their cosmetic appearance, procedures for treating eyelid retraction are some of the most challenging. Lower eyelid retraction can occur iatrogenically after various surgical procedures. We performed a successful corrective procedure for lower eyelid retraction,(More)
PURPOSE To examine whether an inward upper eyelid push on the lower eyelid margin during eyelid closure is involved in involutional lower eyelid entropion. METHODS This prospective observational study included 34 sides from 27 patients with involutional lower eyelid entropion. The positional relationship between the upper and the affected lower eyelid(More)
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