Oman Journal of Ophthalmology

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 122--125

Total levator aponeurosis resection for primary congenital ptosis with very poor levator function


Abdullah Al-Mujaini, Upender K Wali 
 Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine and Health Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Abdullah Al-Mujaini
Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, 123 Al Khod, Muscat
Oman

Aim : This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of total levator aponeurosis resection in patients with very poor levator function secondary to primary congenital ptosis. Design : A retrospective, noncomparative single-institutional study was designed. Participants : Seven patients with very poor levator function secondary to primary congenital ptosis operated between May 2008 and May 2010 by one surgeon (AM). Materials and Methods : A retrospective study of seven patients with congenital ptosis evaluating eyelid elevation following total levator aponeurosis resection. End result is improvement of the eyelid elevation. Conclusion : Total levator aponeurosis resection is easy and effective tool in elevating the eyelid in patients with very poor levator function secondary to primary congenital ptosis.


How to cite this article:
Al-Mujaini A, Wali UK. Total levator aponeurosis resection for primary congenital ptosis with very poor levator function.Oman J Ophthalmol 2010;3:122-125


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Al-Mujaini A, Wali UK. Total levator aponeurosis resection for primary congenital ptosis with very poor levator function. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2010 [cited 2019 Dec 13 ];3:122-125
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