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2007 Series -  January 2, 2007 Lecture 52 of 52  NEXT»

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This 43-year-old man suffered acid burns to the right eyelids two years ago.  Since that time the lids have been sealed, severely obstructing vision and compromising the manís appearance.

1.  This condition is called:    
 

a. ptosis
b. euryblepharon
c. phimosis
d.  symblepharon
e. none of the above

2.  Treatment could consist of:  
 

a. simple surgical separation of the lids
b. separation of the lids with placement of a large mucous membrane graft
c. laser treatment
d.  massage
e. none of the above

3.  Results of treatment will likely be: 
 
a. complicated by the likely need for one or more procedures
b. simple and straightforward
c. doomed to failure
d.  dependent on the vision in the left eye
e. none of the above

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