A 38-year-old male asked about a female:
After blepharophimosis surgery which included silicon slings being implanted to correct ptosis her eyes remain open while sleeping. what can we do?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Call surgeon: rings may be over correcting and s/he needs to know. Lubricating ointment projects the eye, but correcting the overcorrection is key!
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