Modified Temporary Eyelid Margin Suture for Correction of Congenital Horizontal Tarsal Kink: A Novel Surgical Technique


DEMİREL S. , FIRAT C. , Firat P. G.

OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, vol.28, no.4, pp.300-302, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/iop.0b013e318257f44a
  • Title of Journal : OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.300-302

Abstract

Purpose: Tarsal kink is a rare congenital eyelid anomaly that may lead to corneal opacity and amblyopia secondary to severe entropion. The authors aimed to describe a modified temporary lid margin suture method for tarsal kink correction.