A case of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome associated with floppy eyelid syndrome: positive effect of CPAP therapy.
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 2017 May 18;87(1):766. Epub 2017 May 18.
Maugeri Clinical Scientific Institutes, Respiratory Rehabilitation Division.
The obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) may be associated with several eyes disorders, among which the most common is the floppy eyelid syndrome (FES). We intended to highlight the association between OSAS and FES and evaluate the effect of FES treatment with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). A 50-year patient with a 10-year history of snoring, sleep fragmentation and daytime sleepiness associated with several comorbidities has been studied. Read More