Author Archives: Maureen Newman

Procedure Corrects Kearns-Sayre Syndrome Eyelid Drooping

Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) is the most common characteristic of Kearns-Sayre syndrome, which is one member of the family of mitochondrial myopathies. Patients with CPEO may benefit from bilateral fascia lata lid suspension, a procedure explored by researchers in Brazil and Italy to correct blepharoptosis, or severe drooping…