Aponeurotic ptosis surgery.

  title={Aponeurotic ptosis surgery.},
  author={Richard Lee Anderson and Robert S. Dixon},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={97 6},
The recognition of defects in the levator aponeurosis associated with a renewed interest in eyelid anatomy has led to a revival of aponeurotic surgery. We describe our approach with emphasis on techniques that help obtain and maintain avascular planes throughout surgery. The advantages of this approach include preservation of (1) tear-producing structures, (2) Müller's muscle and Whitnall's ligament, and (3) normal anatomical planes and structures of the eyelid. Our results indicate that this… CONTINUE READING

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