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