A histological analysis of the Müllerectomy: redefining its mechanism in ptosis repair.

  title={A histological analysis of the M{\"u}llerectomy: redefining its mechanism in ptosis repair.},
  author={Carrie Lynn Morris and William R. Morris and James Chris Fleming},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={127 6},
BACKGROUND The goals of this study were to determine whether the surgical target amount of Müller's muscle removed is consistent with the histological amount obtained, to assess the clinical outcome of ptosis repair based on these amounts, and to evaluate the role of the levator aponeurosis in the procedure. METHODS The Müllerectomy procedure was performed on eight eyelids of four cadavers and eight eyelids of seven patients (six unilateral, one bilateral). Histologically, the dimensions of… CONTINUE READING

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