Early surgical intervention recommended for congenital ptosis

December 1, 2004

New Orleans-Earlier surgical intervention for congenital ptosis may be required, because standard treatment of observation for the first 3 to 4 years of life followed by surgical intervention may threaten vision and ocular development, according to John Linberg, MD, who delivered the 35th annual Wendell Hughes Lecture at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology here in October.