Severe Congenital Ptosis: We Want Your Help!

January 2005
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p6
Academic Journal
Solicits clinical opinion on a case of severe congenital ptosis in the left eye of a 2-week-old male infant. Patient history; Examinations conducted; Cycloplegic refraction.


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