Causes of undercorrection of medial palpebral fissures in blepharoptosis surgery.

@article{Kakizaki2004CausesOU,
  title={Causes of undercorrection of medial palpebral fissures in blepharoptosis surgery.},
  author={Hirohiko Kakizaki and Masahiro Zako and Atsushi Ide and Hidenori Mito and Takashi Nakano and Masayoshi Iwaki},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={198-201}
}
PURPOSE To ascertain the cause of undercorrection of the medial palpebral fissure in blepharoptosis surgery. METHODS Twelve upper eyelids of 6 Asian cadavers, 4 male and 2 female (average age at death, 77.5 years), were studied. After exposing the levator muscle by removing bone of the superior orbital rim, the levator muscle and medial and lateral horns of aponeurosis were observed. RESULTS The levator muscle was located in the anterolateral direction. Bifurcation angles of the medial horn… CONTINUE READING