The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

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Congenital ptosis

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

This 3-year old boy was referred because of left congenital ptosis. The left visual axis was occluded and refraction shows significant astigmatism with decreased vision. Left frontalis suspension was performed with 2/0 prolene and the patient was able to keep the eye open despite being amblyopic. Post-operatively, he was given glasse. Patching was also carried out on the right eye to improve the left vision.

 

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