A technique of levator resection for ptosis repair is described using a combination of the Berke transcutaneous and the Iliff conjunctival approaches. Through a skin incision the levator is resected en bloc with conjoined conjunctiva. This tongue of tissue is advanced downward into a pocket made in the lid and sutured. Of 55 patients operated upon, 81% had satisfactory results. The procedure is recommended because of its simplicity, effectiveness, and lack of serious complications.