Paralysis Case Study

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Paralysis of LevatorPalpabraeSuperioris Muscle- a Case Study Abstract LevatorPalpabraeSuperioris is a muscle in the orbit that elevates the upper eyelid. The clinical significance of the paralysis of the levatorpalpabraesuperioris muscle causes the drooping of the upper eyelid as there is an absent of the muscle.The purpose of this study is to study if the patient has any vision related degradation and if there is any cure for LevatorAponeurosis. An investigation about the movements of the eyeball in regard to the anatomy of the Levatorpalpabraesuperioris muscle. LevatorAponeurosis can be seen to cause uneven creases in the eyelids and are usually diagnosed by and ophthalmologist through a vision test that uses an eye chart can help determine…show more content…
It creates a pull that acts as a transmitter which functions from inside the orbital cavity to the eyelid.[3] When there is a weakness, thinning, over stretching or natural injuries besides aging as well as complications due to bhelpharoplasty in the levator muscle will cause the upper eyelid of the eye to not open fully when it is weak.[7] These symptoms would be known as ptosis. Even when the levator muscle is healthy but there is a paralysis in the supporting structure of the upper eyelid such as the skin overlying it as well as the tarsal plate and or the paralysis of the levatorpalpabraesuperioris muscle could lead to ptosis.[8] The levatoraponeurosis transmits a pull from the strong muscle located entirely within the orbital cavity to the delicate eyelid placed out in front covering the top half of the eyeball via a bunch of fibrous that resembles a fan. The first insertion attachment curves anteriorly around the orbital septum to form the lines on the upper part of the skin of the eyelid.[2] The petrosalobicularis and subcutaneous tissues overly the upper part of the…show more content…
While both levator advancement and levator resection are performed through a lid crease incision, it is not necessary in all cases to remove excess skin or fat at the same time.[10] A blepharoplasty may be indicated, however, if there is significant redundancy present and the extra skin will overhang the lashes and obstruct vision after the lid is raised, or it can be done to improve the cosmetic result after ptosis repair.[15] Ptosis could cause the patient to have a low self confidence level as the first impression the person makes would be harder as that person need to take the light away from that individual's eyes and might play a role in his social life as well.[12] Ptosis surgery carries risk of complications such as corneal exposure, conjunctival prolapse and abnormality of lid crease, and contour.[19] All patients should be assessed for tear-film deficiencies prior to the procedure and be warned about the possibility of post-operative irritation if they have a positive Schirmer’s

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