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Gold Eyelid Weights

I have trouble getting my eyelids fully closed. Doing internet research I have found information about a problem callled lagophthalmos. If this is... READ MORE

Canthoplasty for Lagopthalmos?

I have lagopthalmos of the left eye from brain surgery, resulting in facial paralysis. I wear an external lid weight for full closure. The bottom lid... READ MORE

Correcting Lagophthalmos and Lateral Scleral Showing?

I have lagophthalmos, and I no longer want my eyes stuck together, giving me a strange look at 28 years of age. I already had canthopexy done and it... READ MORE

Changing Eyelid Crease Help Lagophthalmos After Blepharoplasty?

I had an upper blepharoplasty 6 weeks ago and now have moderate lagophthalmos (5mm of show) of my right eye. Also, my eyes are visibly asymetrical, as... READ MORE

Lagophthalmos is Causing Painful Dry Eyes. Doctor Wants to Do Gold Implant.

Problem: I am suffering from painful dry eyes due to Lagophthalmos. My oculoplastic surgeon recommends a gold implant placed in the upper eyelid of... READ MORE

Excessive Width of Medial Canthus - Lagophthalmos - Ptosis - Dry Eyes

- Experiencing dry eyes from excessive width of medial canthus (both eyes). - Problem from ages 20-24; I do not know what caused it. - My oculoplastic... READ MORE

Lagopthalmos at Night, Inadequate Blinking 7 Months After Bleph

3rd revision of blepharoplasty with partial myectomy for blepharospasm. I have been taping my eyes shut since the first procedure in oct 09, to the... READ MORE

After Eyelid Surgery, What Are The Causes of Nocturnal Lagophthalmos?

I had my surgery 4 weeks ago. I'm having problems getting answers from my surgeon and I have made an appointment with another surgeon the... READ MORE

Fat Removal Orbital Decompression Surgery?

Please only focus your answers to the specific questions that I ask. Me: 24y Asian Male. no Graves'. 1.5mm proptosis and as a result, lagophthalmos,... READ MORE

What is the Possibility of Scar Tissue Causing Lagopthalmos?

Although I know this is a possibility of eyelid surgery, but I heard it is very rare and almost not possible unless a trauma other than surgery caused... READ MORE

Video of my Lagophthalmos

Please view my 4 min 28 sec video of my lagophthalmos. I try to show how surgery or a filler injection may help support the medial corner of my eyes.... READ MORE

Lagophthalmos - Suggestions?

I have undergone a lower eyelid lengthening procedure with a sclera graft in both eyes, but the surgeon who performed this says he cannot help me any... READ MORE

Lagophthalmos After an Eyelid Surgery? (photo)

Hello, I really need your help. I had a n eyelid surgery 2 years ago and after that i have been experiencing painful dry eyes. After a while I noticed... READ MORE

Congenital Ptosis Surgery?

Hi! I have congenital ptosis on my left eye. I am planning to undergo frontalis sling surgery, but my doctor told me that there will be Lagophthalmos... READ MORE

Upper and Lower Blep Surgery. Hematoma to Left Orbit. Swelling and Lagopthalmous?

Had a bleed to the left orbit 4 weeks ago, 1 week after the surgery. I have been to the opthamologist and she said I have lagopthalmous in that left... READ MORE

If Eyelid Spacer Material Used in Reconstructive Surgery is Removed, Will Eyelid Fall Further? (photo)

I had surgery four months ago to correct lagothalmos and mild retraction. The first picture is the Before picture...the second one is Post-Op four... READ MORE

What is the treatment for lagophthalmos due to overly aggressive eyelid surgery?

Back in 2006 I had upper eyelid surgery performed while traveling overseas, this surgery was not on the agenda, but it happened.Being that todays... READ MORE

Blephoplasty induced Lagophthalmos results in major sleep disorder? This was never an issue prior to the surgery!

In researching lagophthalmos it states that one of the symptoms is "poor sleep,"and yet in these forums I rarely see this subject addressed. Back in... READ MORE

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