Silicone Vs. Fascia Lata For Ptosis- Where Do You Fit?

May 11, 2011

Surgeons debated the pros and cons of autogenous fascia lata and silicone as a suspension material for congenital ptosis. Fascia lata was noted to have less infection and granuloma rates and more staying power. Silicone, of course, is a shorter operation and leaves no scars on the leg- an important consideration especially for women. It also is easier to adjust if necessary.




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