What is Frontalis Suspension?

I had levator resection - it did not work. Can you tell me what is frontalis suspension?

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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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