acquired ptosis

acquired ptosis

a heterogeneous disorder caused by neurogenic (for example, Horner syndrome), myogenic (for example, myasthenia gravis), traumatic, or mechanical causes.
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6) Acquired ptosis may result from chronic inflammation or following intraocular surgery.
Acquired ptosis may be: age-related; a result of oculomotor (third nerve) palsy, due to intracranial tumour; or a result of trauma, as in intraocular surgery, for example, after cataract surgery.
The exclusion criterion included patients operated for acquired ptosis, or complicated ptosis as in monoelevation defect syndrome or ptosis associated with Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Phenomenon.
provides a manual for ophthalmologists, oculofacial plastic fellows, residents, ENT-facial plastic surgeons, and general plastic surgeons that contains 51 chapters detailing the best and most up-to-date ocular plastic procedures for various clinical situations and regions, including trauma, eyelid malpositions and flaps, and cosmetic, congenital and acquired ptosis, facial nerve dysfunction, and orbital surgery, with new sections on sinus surgery, face fillers, midface lifts, Asian bletharoplasty, endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy, and Naugle-Levine lid reconstruction procedure.