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Br J Plast Surg. 1988 Jul;41(4):369-72.

Results of upper lid loading in the treatment of lagophthalmos caused by facial palsy.

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Department of Plastic Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

Abstract

Upper lid loading by a gold weight has been used satisfactorily to treat 19 cases of lagophthalmos in facial palsy. The technique is simple to perform, produces an acceptable cosmetic and functional result and has a relatively low complication rate.

PMID:
3395768
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