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Rivista di Pediatria, Neonatologia, Medicina dell’Adolescenza
e Neuropsichiatria Infantile
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Minerva Pediatrica 2015 Sep 09
Effect of frontal muscle aponeurosis flap suspension surgery for severe congenital ptosis in children
Zhang D., Guo B., Cai W. ✉
Department of Ophthalmology, Xuzhou Chlidren’s Hospital, Xuzhou 221000, Jiangsu, P. R. China
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of frontal muscle aponeurosis flap suspension surgery for severe congenital ptosis in children.
METHODS: Recent results of 30 cases (45 eyes) of children with severe congenital ptosis were evaluated and follow-up observation was conducted.
RESULTS: One week after the surgery, the success rate was 97.7% and it was 95.5% after three months.
CONCLUSION: The suspension of frontal muscle aponeurosis should be the first choice for children with severe congenital ptosis for its simplicity, safety and fewer complications.