ⓘ Apraxia of lid opening

                                     

ⓘ Apraxia of lid opening

In ophthalmology, apraxia of lid opening is an inability to initiate voluntary opening of the eyelid following a period of eyelid closure, with normal function at other times. Manual lifting of the eyelid often resolves the problem and the lid is able to stay open.

Alo was first clearly described as a separate unit in 1965 as a nonparalytic motor disorders characterized by difficulty the patient at the initiation of the law from the cap height. imagine just for a moment, at the beginning of opening the lid”.

Analysis of cases showed a 2:1 female to the offensive men, and beginning usually in the sixth decade of life.