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Paralytic lagophthalmos

A type of lagophthalmos that occurs in association with facial nerve palsy. []
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Management of lagophthalmos should be a priority in the treatment of patients with facial palsy. The aim of… Expand
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2010
2010
Impairment of the peripheral or central part of the facial nerve causes an ipsilateral peripheral facial nerve paresis. It is… Expand
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2009
2009
Lagophthalmos secondary to facial nerve damage can lead to corneal exposure and eventually blindness. Appropriate management… Expand
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2009
2009
PURPOSE To describe a technique to treat paralytic lagophthalmos and exposure keratitis with gold weight implants covered by… Expand
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2009
2009
Temporalis muscle transfer for paralytic lagophthalmos, which was first proposed by Gillies and later developed by Andersen, has… Expand
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety and efficacy of upper eyelid gold weight implants in managing paralytic lagophthalmos and to… Expand
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1999
1999
PURPOSE To determine if encasing gold weights in a porous alloplastic material would improve their longevity in situ. METHODS… Expand
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1997
1997
Upper eyelid gold-weight implants are widely used in the correction of lagophthalmos in many neuromuscular conditions, most… Expand
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND The seventh nerve palsy causes loss of function in the affected orbicularis oculi muscle. There is exposure and… Expand
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1991
1991
Facial nerve paralysis with orbicularis muscle palsy can result in serious corneal complications, such as exposure, ulceration… Expand
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