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May 1976

Identifying the Orbital Septum: A 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.