PTOSE-UP® is a strip of biomaterial made of expanded PolyTetraFluoroEthylene (ePTFE), fitted with a needle at each extremity. It is indicated for the surgical treatment of ptosis requiring brow suspension, where a Levator palpebrae is unusable following a functional deficiency or anatomic destruction. PTOSE-UP® is used to join the upper eyelid to the frontalis muscle in ptosis surgery with frontalis suspension.
Main characteristics :
• Excellent eyelid contour
• Biocompatible and biointegratable (70 μm pores)
• High tolerance, non-toxic, non-allergenic material
• No need for autologous tissue
• Needles (58 mm long) with ultra-sharp tips, attached to the Ptose-up® to facilitate strip insertion