Levator lengthening by marginal myotomy.

  title={Levator lengthening by marginal myotomy.},
  author={Arthur S Grove},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={98 8},
A surgical procedure has been designed for lengthening the levator aponeurosis by two partial-width (marginal) myotomy incisions. This operation does not require complete division or disinsertion of the levator, Müller's muscle, or tarsus. No foreign materials or sclera need to be inserted into the lid. The procedure has been used to treat upper lid retraction due to ophthalmic Graves' disease and for eyelid reconstruction after resection of basal cell carcinoma that involves the lid margin… CONTINUE READING