Eyelid: Levator advancement

Kimberly D. Tran, Benjamin Erickson, Wendy Lee

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Ptosis that obstructs the visual axis, causes visual disability, affects activities of daily living, and/or causes cosmetically unacceptable appearance are indications for this procedure. Patients should be educated about the risks, benefits, and alternatives to the procedure prior to proceeding, and informed consent obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Ophthalmology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319454955
ISBN (Print)9783319454948
StatePublished - Apr 24 2017


  • External levator advancement
  • Levator advancement
  • Levator disinsertion
  • Ptosis
  • Upper lid blepharoplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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