Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 1994  |  Volume : 42  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 153--156

Lid load operation in facial palsy


K Muller-Jensen 
 Stadt Karlsruhe Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhans der Universitat Freiburg

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K Muller-Jensen
Stadt Karlsruhe Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhans der Universitat Freiburg

In 24 patients with irreversible lagophthalmos, gold weights ranging from 0.8 to 1.7 g were implanted in the upper lids, under local anaesthesia. With a follow-up period ranging from 2 1/2 to 4 years (average, 3 years), the results of the implantation were gratifying in 23 patients. While corneal irritation and epiphora was reduced and the loaded upper eyelid allowed patients to blink voluntarily


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Muller-Jensen K. Lid load operation in facial palsy.Indian J Ophthalmol 1994;42:153-156


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Muller-Jensen K. Lid load operation in facial palsy. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 1994 [cited 2021 Jan 19 ];42:153-156
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