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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Blepharophimosis

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What is blepharophimosis?

What is  blepharophimosis?

Remember deliverance: The young man who played the banjo in the movie, deliverance was a good example. Small eyelids, wide bridge of the nose and droopy eyelids. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what blepharophimosis is?

Can you tell me what blepharophimosis is?

Blepharophimosis: Blepharophimosis is a condition where the patient has bilateral ptosis (Droopy lids) with reduced lid size, vertically and horizontally. The nasal bridge is flat and there is hypoplastic orbital rim. Both the vertical and horizontal palpebral fissures (eyelid opening) are shortened. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what blepharophimosis is ?

Can you tell me what blepharophimosis is ?

Blepharophimosis: Blepharophimosis is a condition where the patient has bilateral ptosis with reduced lid size, vertically and horizontally. The nasal bridge is flat and there is hypoplastic orbital rim. Both the vertical and horizontal palpebral fissures (eyelid opening) are shortened. Vignes (1889) probably first described this entity, a dysplasia of the eyelids. ...Read more

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Do you know what blepharophimosis is like?

Do you know what blepharophimosis is like?

Blepharophimosis: It is when both eyes are falling (ptosis) & the lids are smaller in size, along with flat nasal bridge. It is believed to be caused by genetic mutations. ...Read more

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In what way can I tell if I am the only one with blepharophimosis?

You are not: Blepharophimosis is uncommon, perhaps even rare, but you are not the only one with it. ...Read more

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Blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus. What are they?

Blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus. What are they?

Congenital eyelid pr: These are congenital eyelid deformities. Blepharophemosis includes ptosis thelecanthus and epicanthus inverses. It is autosomal dominant inherited congenital disease of eyelids. ...Read more

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Blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome, what are these?

Blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome, what are these?

Congenital formation: Blepharophimosis: The eyelids have grown such that the opening is very tiny between the upper and lower lid. Ptosis: The usual meaning is that the muscle-tendon complex controlling the elevation of the upper eyelid is not maintaining the lift above the pupil, so the upper lid tends to cover the pupil. Epicanthus inversus: The skin fold coming up from below at the inner corner of the eye. ...Read more

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After blepharophimosis surgery which included silicon slings being implanted to correct ptosis her eyes remain open while sleeping. what can we do?

After blepharophimosis surgery which included silicon slings being implanted to correct ptosis her eyes remain open while sleeping. what can we do?

Call surgeon: rings may be over correcting and s/he needs to know. Lubricating ointment projects the eye, but correcting the overcorrection is key! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

Dry eyes, mouth +: You may wish to consult: www.Sjogrens.Org/ for additional information. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

Depends: Anything from minor itching and redness, to crusting, oozing and in a few cases severe skin and soft tissue breakdown. It depends upon the species. See: << http://www.Webmd.Com/allergies/ss/slideshow-bad-bugs?Ecd=wnl_aaa_060412 >> for a pictorial view. ...Read more

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