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November 1980

Involutional Blepharoptosis: A Histopathological Study

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(11):2045-2049. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020040897022

• Nineteen eyelids were examined histologically in cases of involutional blepharoptosis. Aponeurogenic defects were demonstrated in the majority of cases. A revised classification of acquired blepharoptosis, and the procedure of choice for the correction of this entity are discussed.

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