Operations for the Elevation of the Lower Eyelid

E. H. Dixon
1843 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
There are few operations more gratifying, when successful, either to the patient or surgeon, than those above named ; and as 1 had no experience, either from practice or observation, at the time of my first operation, and met with a failure at the third, 1 will briefly communicate my view's for the benefit of others. Case I.-S. M., aged 40, after a violent contusion on the left side of the face, recovered with almost complete paralysis of muscles, save a slight action of the orbicularis, which
more » ... orbicularis, which enabled him partially to close the eye ; the adnata being constantly injected with blood, from exposure to dust and wind, and all the tears falling over the cheek from the depres-
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