Levator excursion as a predictor of both eyelid lag and lagophthalmos in thyroid eye disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Eyelids
  • Facial Muscles
  • Graves Ophthalmopathy
  • Oculomotor Muscles

abstract

  • Diminished levator excursion is associated with increasing levels of eyelid lag and lagophthalmos. Levator excursion is an important clinical measurement in thyroid eye disease patients and may replace eyelid lag grading and lagophthalmos as a more accurate indicator of eyelid retraction in thyroid eye disease.

publication date

  • January 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/IOP.0b013e3181b8e08d

PubMed ID

  • 20090475

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 7

end page

  • 10

volume

  • 26

number

  • 1