A method of upper lid reconstruction is reported using a substantial amount of the lid's own tissue as well as a temporal advancement flap. The result is a well-functioning, good-looking lid. The development of ophthalmic plastic surgery techniques is briefly reviewed. The recent interdiction against using upper lid tissue for lower lid repair is questioned.
Fox SA. Upper Lid Reconstruction. Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;88(1):46-48. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000030048010