Suspension of the eyelid to the check ligament of the superior fornix for congenital blepharoptosis.

@article{Holmstrm2002SuspensionOT,
  title={Suspension of the eyelid to the check ligament of the superior fornix for congenital blepharoptosis.},
  author={Hans Holmstr{\"o}m and Fabio Santanelli},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={
          149-56
        }
}
A new surgical procedure for the treatment of all types of congenital blepharoptosis is described: suspension of the eyelid to the check ligament of the superior fornix. This is a dynamic suspension technique by which the check ligament, which is an extension of Tenon's capsule and normally inserts into the superior conjunctival fornix, is brought forward and sutured to the tarsus, which raises the eyelid. This technique does not sacrifice or add any tissue and is simple to repeat if necessary… CONTINUE READING

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