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March 1967

Topical Sympatholytic Therapy for Pathologic Lid Retraction

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the departments of ophthalmology and neurology and the Oscar Johnson Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;77(3):341-344. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980020343009

Patients with unilateral and bilateral lid retraction of diverse etiologies were treated with topical sympatholytic agents. The agents produced a partial Horner's syndrome, resulting in a decrease in lid retraction and symptoms of exposure. No systemic side effects occurred.