Facial plast Surg 2013; 29(01): 022-025
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1333831
Review Article
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Ptosis Repair

John Ng1, Matthew J. Hauck1
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
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Publication Date:
20 February 2013 (online)


Acquired blepharoptosis presents as both a functional and cosmetic problem commonly encountered by facial plastic surgeons. Ptosis repair can be both challenging and frustrating, especially given ever-increasing demands for an optimal cosmetic surgical result. The authors present a brief overview of key points to consider when attempting to achieve excellent blepharoptosis repair outcomes.