Upper lid retraction/lowering Videos
Upper lid lowering, anterior approach
02 Jun, 2016 uploaded
This narrated video demonstrates upper lid lowering for thyroid eye disease associated upper lid retraction. It reviews the approach to upper lid retractor release and methods of maintaining the skin crease position. We would like to acknowledge Dr Barney Smith, consultant oculoplastic surgeon, who did and recorded the surgery.
Upper lid lowering: posterior approach 1
16 Apr, 2016 uploaded
The narrated video demonstrates one technique of posterior approach upper lid lowering. In this technique the upper lid retractors are accessed through a small incision at the superior edge of the tarsal plate and mullers muscle and the levator aponeurosis transected.