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Minerva Oftalmologica 2006 June;48(2):45-52

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Entropion: didactical approach

Actis A. G. 1, Sacco D. 1, De Sanctis U. 1, Actis G. 2

1 Sezione di Oftalmologia Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Clinica Università di Torino; Torino
2 Ospedale Oftalmico di Torino Unità Operativa Dipartimentale di Oftalmochirurgia Plastica e Ricostruttiva, Torino

Ectropion consists of an eversion of the margin of the eyelid resulting in the exposure of a varying amount of the conjunctival surface. We can classify ectropion in: cicatricial, paralytic, senile, spasmodic. In this article we will describe some of the most important techniques in order to correct ectropion: U sutures with or without electrocautery, argon laser in 1st grade ectropion, diamonds conjunctival resection in lacrimal ectropion, Kuhnt-Szymanowski technique, lateral tarsal strip. We will describe also Arion technique.

language: Italian


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