Blepharoptosis induced by prolonged hard contact lens wear.

  title={Blepharoptosis induced by prolonged hard contact lens wear.},
  author={Willem A van den Bosch and Hans G. Lemij},
  volume={99 12},
PURPOSE The authors attempt to establish a relation between hard contact lens wear and upper eyelid ptosis. METHODS This study consists of two parts. In the first part, the authors compare the unilateral or bilateral ptosis that developed during hard contact lens wear in 17 patients with the involutional ptosis that developed in another group of 73 patients. In the second part, the authors compare both upper and lower eyelid position in 46 patients who had been wearing hard contact lenses for… CONTINUE READING

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