Assessment of blepharospasm surgery using an improved disability scale: study of 138 patients.

PURPOSE To assess a new scale for grading functional disability in a series of patients operated on for blepharospasm resistant to treatment by botulinum toxin (BT) injections. METHODS The bicentric study included 138 patients: 80 (58%) with essential blepharospasm; 46 (33%) with apraxia of eyelid opening; and 12 (9%) with intermediate forms. They had… CONTINUE READING