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Volume: 5 , Issue: 2

Print ISSN:-2581-5024

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Ptosis Surgery: Complications that might happen


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Author Details: Abdullah Al-Mujaini, Kashinatha Shenoy, Upender Wali

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-5016

Print ISSN : 2581-5024

Article First Page : 219

Article End Page : 221


Abstract

Ptosis refers to drooping of the upper eyelid or narrowing of the palpebral fissure. There are so many etiologies postulated for this problem due to either congenital or acquired causes. Various techniques described to correct the pathology based on degree of ptosis and levator function. None of these though are absolutely save. Complications happen either intra-operatively, early post-operatively or even at late stage. Safety measures are needed to reduce such complications. These include precise knowledge of detailed anatomy and experienced procedural surgical skills.
In this review, we are highlighting on the most important complications that happen during or after these procedures