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New corticosteroid-eluting porous polyethylene implant for the management of lower eyelid retraction: a pilot study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
0740-9303
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Volume
22
Issue
6
Pages
424–429
Identifiers
PMID: 17117094
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We describe a novel drug-release pPE eyelid implant. The corticosteroid-eluting implant demonstrated antiangiogenic and anti-inflammatory properties, which could prove beneficial in the treatment of lower eyelid retraction.

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