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May 1976

Identifying the Orbital SeptumA Modified Anterior Levator Muscle Resection Technique

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(5):805. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910030399009

• Dividing the orbital septum from the levator aponeurosis is a major problem for the surgeon who does an occasional ptosis operation. The modification described here is devised to aid identification of the septum-aponeurosis relationship.