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drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness

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Between August 2012 and August 2016, 102 mild-to-moderate blepharoptosis patients (174 eyelids) received the modified levator aponeurosis shortening surgeries in our department.
The main pathogenesis mechanism of blepharoptosis is involutional changes at the levator aponeurosis [10].
Blepharoptosis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Treatment.
The most common symptoms of the ophthalmoplegic complications of MG are difficulty with moving the eyes and blepharoptosis.
2) Myasthenia gravis: the main symptoms were eyelid weakness and blepharoptosis, while the patients' symptoms were muscle spasm of eyelids and mouth, so we did not consider Myasthenia gravis.
Ptosis, "Blepharoptosis" (From Greek, to fall) is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelid.
Silicone frontalis slings for the correction of blepharoptosis: indications and efficacy.
They occur as upper and lower lid folds in blepharoptosis, as nasolabial folds in midface sagging, and as horizontal neck folds in lax skin.
The goal of surgery in MED associated with ptosis or pseudoptosis is the management of combined hypotropia and blepharoptosis. For surgical correction of MED, the procedure of choice is determined by the FDT, which ascertains whether the cause is paretic or restrictive.
Local, minor ocular toxicities include eyelid edema, forehead erythema, thinning or loss of eyelashes, blepharoptosis, and transient ocular dysmotility [17, 18], which are all usually transient.
Frontalis suspension for blepharoptosis using Palmaris longus tendon.