Surgery: Frontalis Sling using a GORE-TEX® Suture

This video demonstrates a frontalis suspension, or sling surgery with a GORE–TEX® suture in a 2-year-old patient who presented with a poor levator function in the right eye. Dr. Pelton described each step-in detail and stresses the importance of educating the parents about procedure and setting realistic expectations.

Surgery Location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Surgeon: Dr. Ronald W. Pelton, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

August 23, 2018

Last Updated: October 31, 2022

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