left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This patient with severe thyroid eye disease presented to Dr. Kahana after having had multiple orbital, strabismus and eyelid surgeries over the course of a decade. She was told nothing more could be done. She was suffering from severe exposure, irritation, tearing, double vision, poor vision and facial deformity. She underwent repeat staged orbital decompression surgeries, followed by repeat strabismus and eyelid surgeries. Her eyes are now comfortable, her tearing resolved, and her vision improved, although she still has double vision (tilt), which she treats with prism glasses and monocular occlusion. She is very pleased with the results.

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This patient presented with left upper eyelid ptosis and a history of trauma. She underwent left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair. Post op is at 3 weeks.

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This patient presented with thyroid eye disease, with proptosis, swelling and eye pain. He underwent bilateral lateral orbital decompression. There was no eyelid surgery performed. Post op is 2 months. 

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This patient presented with bilateral upper eyelid ptosis. She underwent small incision external levator muscle repair. Post op is 2 months.

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This patient presented with thyroid eye disease and left upper eyelid retraction. She underwent left upper eyelid retraction repair via a posterior approach (no skin incision). Post op is at 6 months.

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This patient presented with left lower eyelid entropion, causing the lashes to rub the cornea. He underwent entropion repair surgery. Post op is 2 weeks.

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

Patient underwent bilateral upper and lower eyelid cosmetic blepharoplasty. Post op is at 6 months.

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This is a woman presenting with complaint of eyelid skin folds. She actually has a normal amount of eyelid skin, and significant brow ptosis causing pseudo-dermatochalasis. She underwent a forehead lift. “After” photo is at 6 months.

left upper eyelid external levator muscle repair

This patient presented with thyroid eye disease causing proptosis, swelling, pain, double vision and compressive optic neuropathy. She underwent bilateral orbital decompression. No eyelid or strabismus surgery was done. Post op is at 9 months.