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    Ptosis Repair in Pediatric Ophthalmology

    Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022
    Oculoplastics, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus

    Dr. Meghan Flemmons discusses the surgical repair of congenital pediatric ptosis in this presentation from Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022. Topics include the following:

    • patient history and examination, especially ptosis amount and levator function
    • procedure choice and managing expectations
    • frontalis sling operative considerations, including materials, technique, lid height, and infection prevention
    • levator resection preoperative planning and operative considerations
    • postoperative antibiotic ointment and aggressive lubrication