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Pérez JEF, Remón RE, Ortuño ÁDM, Alvarez FYE, Arévalo CI
Front suspensory technique to correct palpebral ptosis
Mul Med 2015; 19 (5)

Language: Español
References: 19
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The front suspensory technique proves to be one of the most effective in the surgical correction of severe ptosis, even in patients in which other techniques have failed. In order to show the effectiveness of the procedure, a total of 34 patients were diagnosed with ptosis, treated at the Oculoplasty service of the Medical Specialties in Bayamo for a year (2012-2013). All patients were interrogated and examined thoroughly, including those with severe ptosis, of any sex, with one or both eyes affected, previously operated or not and who underwent the front suspensory surgical technique. Patients with mild and moderate ptosis were excluded. The females and patients over 60 were the most affected. Patients with a history of ocular surgery and aponeurotic ptosis causes were mostly found. The technique was effective in all cases; the hypo correction was the most frequent complication.

Key words: blepharoptosis/surgery.


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