Levator aponeurosis surgery in Schwartz-Jampel syndrome

Antonio A.V. Cruz, Carmo A. Souza, Luiz S. Plastino

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Schwartz-Jampel syndrome is a rare disorder with prominent palpebral fissure changes. These changes are complex and have been described as ptosis, blepharophimosis, and blepharospasm. Two new cases of the Schwartz-Jampel syndrome and the results of elevating the upper eyelid margin with levator aponeurosis surgery are presented, along with a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-276
Number of pages6
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998


  • Blepharophimosis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blepharospasm
  • Myotonia
  • Schwartz-Jampel syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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