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This article has been peer reviewed. It is the authors' final version prior to publication in Journal of AAPOS

Volume 16, Issue 3, June 2012, Pages 307-308.

The published version is available at DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2012.02.012. Copyright © Elsevier Inc.


We report a 9-month-old boy with bilateral pseudoptosis associated with elevated IOP. The patient had previously undergone bilateral trabeculectomies and Ahmed tube placement and right cataract extraction and penetrating keratoplasty. At presentation, the right eye IOP was 24 mm Hg and the left eye IOP was 32 mm Hg. Approximately 2 weeks after dorzolamide was added to the treatment regimen for the left eye, the mother reported that the ptosis had resolved. We suggest several explanations for the resolution of the ptosis.

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