Correlation of the vision-related functional impairment associated with blepharoptosis and the impact of blepharoptosis surgery.

@article{Federici1999CorrelationOT,
  title={Correlation of the vision-related functional impairment associated with blepharoptosis and the impact of blepharoptosis surgery.},
  author={Thomas J Federici and Dale Robert Meyer and L L Lininger},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={106 9},
  pages={1705-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of blepharoptosis on patients' visual function and health-related quality of life and to determine what measures are associated with postsurgical change in functional status. DESIGN Prospective, observational case series. PARTICIPANTS One hundred patients with unilateral or bilateral blepharoptosis. INTERVENTION/MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Preoperative and postoperative upper eyelid position (i.e., margin reflex distance [MRD]) and superior visual field (SVF… CONTINUE READING

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