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Ptosis - muller muscle dissection what are the risks associted with belphoraplasty to correct droopy eyelid. I had dissection of muller muscle but it yielded no improvment in the symmerty of the eye nor with the droopiness. What causes failure of this k

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Dr. Joseph Mele
Surgery - Plastics
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There are several ways to elevate a droopy eyelid.
Whenever there are several independent methods, it often because one method is not the best way for everyone. In the case of eyelid ptosis repair, there are several methods that provide increasing levels of correction. It's like having bigger hammers. Surgeons like using the smallest hammer that will get the job done, because this usually means a simpler operation with a quicker recovery and less risk of causing new problems. If your previous surgery did not work, it may be because it was too small a hammer. Levator advancement is the next largest and facial/frontalis slings are used for more severe sagging. It is important to review your before and after pictures with your doctor and figure out why the operation is not working for you. Most the eyelid surgeries take time to settle down. As long as the eye is protected, waiting will allow the scar tissue in your eyelid to soften, and improve the reliability of future attempts. If taking the next step with your current surgeon is not possible, seek a surgeon who is experienced with ptosis repair.

In brief: There

There are several ways to elevate a droopy eyelid.
Whenever there are several independent methods, it often because one method is not the best way for everyone. In the case of eyelid ptosis repair, there are several methods that provide increasing levels of correction. It's like having bigger hammers. Surgeons like using the smallest hammer that will get the job done, because this usually means a simpler operation with a quicker recovery and less risk of causing new problems. If your previous surgery did not work, it may be because it was too small a hammer. Levator advancement is the next largest and facial/frontalis slings are used for more severe sagging. It is important to review your before and after pictures with your doctor and figure out why the operation is not working for you. Most the eyelid surgeries take time to settle down. As long as the eye is protected, waiting will allow the scar tissue in your eyelid to soften, and improve the reliability of future attempts. If taking the next step with your current surgeon is not possible, seek a surgeon who is experienced with ptosis repair.
Dr. Joseph Mele
Dr. Joseph Mele
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: This

This is one of the least invasive techniques for blepharoptosis repair. You may require levator resection/advancement or even frontalis suspension for more advanced cases.

In brief: This

This is one of the least invasive techniques for blepharoptosis repair. You may require levator resection/advancement or even frontalis suspension for more advanced cases.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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