A surgical technique for cases of longterm facial palsy is described. An elastic element is included in both eyelids to give them mobility. This is accompanied by correction of ectropion of the lower lid and of ptosis of the eyebrow.
Banuelos A. Combined Operation for Facial Palsy. Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;89(4):329-331. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000040331015