The use of prolene as a temporary suspensory material for brow suspension in young children

@article{Manners1994TheUO,
  title={The use of prolene as a temporary suspensory material for brow suspension in young children},
  author={Ruth M Manners and Anthony G. Tyers and Robert J. T. Morris},
  journal={Eye},
  year={1994},
  volume={8},
  pages={346-348}
}
  • Ruth M Manners, Anthony G. Tyers, Robert J. T. Morris
  • Published in Eye 1994
  • Medicine
  • Children with severe, unilateral congenital ptosis are at risk of developing amblyopia if the lid obscures the visual axis. In this situation, urgent repair of the ptosis is indicated. These patients generally have very poor function of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle and a brow suspension is required. The suspensory material which gives the best long-term results is autogenous fascia lata. In young children, however, there is insufficient autogenous fascia available. We reviewed 9… CONTINUE READING

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