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Are Gold Weight Implants Helpful in Treating Blink Lagophthalmos and Dry Eye Keratopathy?

Posted By Dr. Ari Weitzner On January 14, 2011 @ 3:50 am In Cornea,Dry Eye,Plastics | Comments Disabled

Ophthalmology: Many patients, even in the absence of Bell’s palsy, have lagophthalmos with blink, and a low blink rate, which can cause significant discomfort and damage to the cornea as in exposure keratopathy. Researchers found that placing a gold weight in the upper lid was very helpful in improving signs and symptoms.

Click here [1] to view the abstract.


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[1] Click here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21093924

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