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Eyelid Weights, External

Definition : Eyelid weights designed for external attachment to the eyelid to provide additional weight. These devices are typically metal (frequently tantalum) weights in a range from 0.5 to 2.0 grams that are externally fixed by the patient to the upper part of the eyelid using disposable adhesive strips; they are available in a variety of colors to match patient's skin. External eyelid weights are used in the temporary treatment of partial facial paralysis in which the eye cannot be completely closed (i.e., lagophthalmos) or when the implantation of eyelid weights is not possible or desirable; their use reduces the risk of ocular exposure and improves the appearance of the face.

Entry Terms : "Sizers, Eyelid Weight" , "Weights, Eyelid, External" , "Sizers, Eyelid Load" , "Eyelid Weight Sizers" , "Eyelid Load Sizers"

UMDC code : 18142

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FCI Ophthalmics

Company Type: Parent

FCI Ophthalmics is a world leader in the development of a wide range of ophthalmic surgical devices. Since the company's inception in 1984, the innovative developments of FCI Ophthalmics have helped physicians solve problems relating to dry eye, epiphora, orbital, and lid procedures. By working in close conjunction with leading ophthalmic surgeons to continually develop and test the latest innovations in ophthalmic surgery, FCI helps improve the quality of patients' lives. By conforming to the world's highest standards of quality, design, and service, we are able to meet the ever-changing needs of ophthalmology professionals. Physicians seeking ophthalmic surgical devices built with advanced materials and developed through the latest research, need look no further than FCI Ophthalmics.

Gulden Ophthalmics

Company Type: Parent

Nearly 75 years of experience have earned Gulden Ophthalmics a place as an undisputed thought leader and foremost expert in ophthalmic instruments and devices.As a leading innovator and sought after manufacturer of ophthalmic instruments and devices, Gulden supplies learning institutions and professionals worldwide, through a well-established national and international distributor network.

MedDev Corp

Company Type: Parent

MedDev is a privately held corporation committed to developing and manufacturing innovative, quality-driven surgical and consumer-based products. We are the leading provider of eyelid closure devices for the treatment of facial palsy and hand exercisers used to restore hand function.

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