What is Frontalis Suspension?
- Asked 3 years ago
I had levator resection - it did not work. Can you tell me what is frontalis suspension?
Frontalis suspension of blepaharoptosis
The frontalis is the muscle in the forehead that is responsible for raising your eyebrows. It is a very large muscle that spans the entire forehead and is responsible for the horizontal lines. When the levator advancement or repair does not work. Eye surgeons will tend to take a piece of tendon that will than be used to span from the eyelid to the forehead. Therefore any eyebrow raising activity can be transfered to the eyelid.
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