Correction of Congenital Ptosis with Poor Levator Function with the Frontalis Flap Procedure

  • Essam A. El ToukhyEmail author
  • Ibrahim Mosad
  • Lobna Khazbak


Frontalis muscle flap advancement is a valuable technique in the management of severe ptosis with poor levator function in children and adults. Our modified technique helps to prevent post operative under correction by preventing overstretch of the flap.


Frontalis flap surgery Frontalis muscle flap advancement Ptosis Poor levator function 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Essam A. El Toukhy
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ibrahim Mosad
    • 1
  • Lobna Khazbak
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyCairo UniversityGizaEgypt

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