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May 1986

Management of Complicated Ptosis With Contralateral Levator Recession

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson (Dr Dryden), and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Dr Wulc).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(5):756-758. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050170146040

• We describe a unique approach to complicated unilateral minimal ptosis. Three cases of unilateral ptosis were successfully managed with the technique of contralateral levator recession. Contralateral levator recession is a useful procedure heretofore undescribed, to our knowledge, for the management of ptosis.

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