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January 1976

Upper Eyelid Retraction After Blowout Fractures

Author Affiliations

From the Oculoplastic and Motility Services, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(1):112-116. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910030056014

• Two patients developed upper eyelid retraction secondary to a blowout fracture of the orbital floor. Posttraumatic overaction of Müller muscle is a possible cause of the eyelid retraction.