Fabrication of a custom eyelid implant prosthesis: a clinical report.

  title={Fabrication of a custom eyelid implant prosthesis: a clinical report.},
  author={Mijin Choi and Carl F Driscoll},
  journal={Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists},
  volume={13 2},
Patients with lagophthalmos are often treated with a stock gold weight that has been implanted in the upper eyelid. This relatively simple surgical technique does not, however, always produce the desired result. This article describes a technique for the fabrication of a custom eyelid implant prosthesis for patients who present with a non-functioning and unaesthetic eyelid implant. 

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