Yes. . Frontalis sling is usually indicated to correct ptosis (drooping eyelid) in patients with oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. Because the levator palpebral muscle (the main muscle that lifts your upper eyelid) is effected in opmd, procedures to tighten that muscle is usually ineffective, unless you have minimal ptosis.
For severe ptosis. This procedure uses a silicone sling to use the frontalis muscle of the forehead to raise the eyelids when the forehead is raised. It is recommended for very severe drooping that cannot be alleviated by other surgeries. Risks are overcorrection leading to dry eyes or insufficient effect. Surgery is performed by subspecialist eye mds who are experienced in treating severe eyelid disorders.