June 20th 2022
Researchers believe this may be the first report of the use of topical brimonidine gel for the treatment of eyelid ptosis associated with cosmetic use of botulinum toxin.
June 6th 2022
The rare disorder is often a delayed or misdiagnosed condition, resulting in unnecessary referrals and imaging.
May 23rd 2022
Clinicians discover the ptotic facial side of the face was the nondominant side of the face in a recent study.
May 11th 2022
Why low-lying lids can affect much more than patients' visual field, with implications for visual quality and their self-esteem.
May 9th 2022
Learn about a novel procedure using a template prosthesis to facilitate intraoperative adjustment during external levator resection ptosis repair.
Oxymetazoline hydrochloride honored by Allure magazine
Oxymetazoline hydrochloride has been recognized by the publication as a winner of its Best of Beauty Breakthrough Award.
Causes of involutional ptosis
The development of involutional ptosis may be a multifactorial process, researchers have found.
Anophthalmic ptosis and enucleation effects on upper eyelid function
New data finds that preoperative ptosis occurs commonly and more often in patients with reactive blepharospasm or enophthalmos.
Exploring ptosis development after pars plana vitrectomy
Researchers consider frequency and factors in etiology of complication
Upper lid elevation with topical oxymetazoline 0.1%: providing a better view
Topical oxymetazoline HCL ophthalmic solution 0.1% (RVL-1201, RVL Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) has the potential to treat patients with varying degrees of severity of acquired ptosis compared with vehicle.
Orbital lymphoma: masquerading as involutional ptosis
Unilateral ptosis can be the first symptom related to other causes that are traumatic, myogenic, neurogenic, or mechanical in nature.
Studying the impact of topical steroids on ptosis
Why instillation of topical corticosteroids may be associated with greater ptosis and higher rate of failed ptosis repair
Considering double-organ bias in clinical trials of eyelid ptosis
Investigators searched PubMed over the past 2 decades for clinical trials on eyelid ptosis using the terms blepharoptosis or upper eyelid ptosis or eyelid ptosis” and the filters “randomized controlled trial (RCT), clinical trial, and humans.”
Corneal keratometry and corneal astigmatism changes after surgery for acquired ptosis
Researchers conducted a retrospective observational study to assess the corneal refractive changes induced by surgery to correct ptosis using Fourier harmonic analysis.
Considering older age, high BMI as risks for blepharoptosis in Korean patients
A study suggests that for the general population, evaluation for blepharoptosis should be done at 66 years of age, or at 63 and 70 years for males and females, separately.
Blepharoptosis: Unraveling this not-so-simple disorder
Perhaps the most important consideration is understanding the neuromuscular pathway that retracts and protracts the eyelid.
Novel therapeutic approach offers nonsurgical option for acquired blepharoptosis
Use of a drug to correct the eyelid position could eliminate the complications associated with surgery.
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