Noninfectious inflammatory response to gold weight eyelid implants.

  title={Noninfectious inflammatory response to gold weight eyelid implants.},
  author={R L Bair and Gerald Harris and David B Lyon and Richard A. Komorowski},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={11 3},
We describe three patients with noninfectious inflammatory reactions to gold weight eyelid implants, a complication not previously reported. Eyelid edema and erythema developed gradually in each patient, and maximal inflammation that prompted treatment was present at 12, 3, and 5 weeks, respectively, after surgery in the three patients. Management involved… CONTINUE READING