Characteristics of excluded studies

StudyReason for exclusion
Alamouti 1999Not an RCT
Brown 1997No extractable data
George 1985One of the treatments was stapling, which has been excluded from review as a treatment method
Greene 1999Patients undergoing blepheroplasty, each patient served as his or her own control - one eyelid was closed with Dermabond and the other with sutures
Keng 1989Quasi-randomisation trial
MacGregor 1989No extractable data
Mouzas 1975Not an RCT
Simon 1997No extractable data
Symeonoglou 1998No extractable data

From: Appendix 17, Characteristics of reviewed studies

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