aponeurotic ptosis

(redirected from involutional ptosis)

ap·o·neu·rot·ic pto·sis

(ap'ō-nūr-ot'ik tō'sis)
Drooping of the eyelid caused by dehiscence of the tendon of the levator muscle.
Synonym(s): involutional ptosis.
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Efficacy and efficiency of a new involutional ptosis correction procedure compared to a traditional aponeurotic approach.
Recently, age-associated changes resulting in aponeurotic disinsertion of levator palpebrae superioris (involutional ptosis) have been recognized [8].