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Alternative surgical methods for ptosis in patients with 18p deletion syndrome

Authors Han SB

Received 2 February 2017

Accepted for publication 4 February 2017

Published 22 March 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 97—98

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S133748

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


Sang Beom Han

Department of Ophthalmology, Kangwon National University Hospital, Kangwon National University Graduate School of Medicine, Chuncheon, South Korea

We read the article by Xu et al1 entitled “A case of 18p deletion syndrome after blepharoplasty” with great interest. In their case report, they reported a child with 18p deletion syndrome who underwent blepharoplasty for ptosis associated with the syndrome.1 The authors should be congratulated for introducing a method of cosmetic improvement for patients with this condition.

View the original paper by Xu and colleagues.

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