Evaluation and Management of Blepharoptosis: Diagnosis and Management

Other | December 17, 2010

EditorAdam J. Cohen

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This comprehensive and detailed text deals with the diagnosis and surgery of blepharoptosis, and will benefit any practicing physician, fellow or resident who deals with blepharoptosis.

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This comprehensive and detailed text deals with the diagnosis and surgery of blepharoptosis, and will benefit any practicing physician, fellow or resident who deals with blepharoptosis.

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Written by experts in the fields of oculofacial plastic surgery and neuro-ophthalmology, Evaluation and Management of Blepharoptosis is an up-to-date, practical guide to the treatment of adults and children with ptosis. This comprehensive reference covers all aspects of blepharoptosis in an organized fashion. The book begins with ev...

Dr. Adam J. Cohen, MD, is Consulting Surgeon for Eyelid and Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, and Neuro-ophthalmology at Evanston Northwestern Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. He is also in private practice and co-edited the Springer book entitled "The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management, and Surgery"...

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Format:OtherDimensions:329 pages, 0.37 × 0.29 × 1 inPublished:December 17, 2010Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387928545

ISBN - 13:9780387928548

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Part I. Introduction.- 1.Introduction.- 2.The History of Ptosis Surgery.- 3.Eyelid Anatomy and Physiology with Reference to Blepharoptosis.- Part II.Approach to the Ptosis Patient.- 4.Risk Factor Assessment Prior to Ptosis Surgery.- 5.Ptosis: Nailing the diagnosis, and considering the differential diagnosis.- 6.Preoperative Decision Making in Ptosis Surgery.- Part III.Ptosis Subtypes.- 7.Pseudoptosis.- 8.Congenital ptosis.- 9.Involutional ptosis.- 10.Myogenic ptosis.- 11.Myasthenia Gravis.- 12.Neurogenic Blepharoptosis.- 13.Traumatic Blepharoptosis.- 14.Anophthalmic Ptosis.- 15.Lash Ptosis.- Part IV.Treatment.- A.Nonsurgical Options.- 16.The Non-Surgical Treatment of Ptosis.- B.Surgical Treatment.- 17.External levator resection.- 18.Minimal Dissection, Small Incision Ptosis Correction.- 19.Müllers muscle-conjunctival resection (posterior approach).- 20.Open sky Muller's muscle resection for the correction of blepharoptosis.- 21.The Fasanella Servat procedure for ptosis.- 22.Full-Thickness Eyelid Resection for Blepharoptosis Correction.- 23.Frontalis Suspension for the Correction of Blepharoptosis.- Part V.Other Considerations.- 24.In-Office Surgery, Anesthesia and Analgesia.- 25.Ethnic and Gender Considerations in Ptosis Surgery.- 26.Aesthetic Considerations for the Ptosis Surgeon.- 27.Challenging Ptosis Scenarios.- 28.Ptosis surgery: Comparing different surgical techniques.- 29.Ptosis Surgery Failure and Reoperation.- 30.Complications of Ptosis Repair: Prevention and Management.- 31.Commentary: Perspective of a risk manager-12 Steps of a Successful Surgical Encounter.- 32. Conclusion.