Surgical blepharoptosis—the bridle suture factor?

@article{Patel2002SurgicalBB,
  title={Surgical blepharoptosis—the bridle suture factor?},
  author={Jignesh I Patel and Marion Blount and Colin Jones},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={535-537}
}
Aims To evaluate the role of the superior rectus bridle suture in the development of post cataract blepharoptosis.Methods We compared the incidence of postoperative ptosis in two groups of patients undergoing cataract extraction. In the first group (32 patients), a temporal corneal approach was employed with no superior rectus bridle suture. In the second group (38 patients), a superior approach with a bridle suture was used. Both groups of patients underwent phacoemulsification with the use of… CONTINUE READING

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