Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Eyelid: tacking (for entropion)

Contributor(s): Keith Barnett, Paul E Miller, Graham Munroe

Introduction

  • Eversion of the eyelids prevents contact of cilia with globe.

Uses

  • Secondary entropion - especially where initial treatments have failed   Eyelid: entropion  .

Advantages

Disadvantages

  • Can over-evert eyelid.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

  • Often effective in secondary entropion if the primary systemic problem is treated effectively.
  • Rarely totally effective in primary entropion.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers


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