JOURNAL ARTICLE

Prevention of ectropion by horizontal shortening of the lower lid during blepharoplasty

T D Rees
Annals of Plastic Surgery 1983, 11 (1): 17-23
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Vertical wedge excision of the lower lid is advocated in selected patients undergoing blepharoplasty to prevent postoperative ectropion. Candidates for "V" excision include patients with a predisposition for senile ectropion. Diagnosis and surgical technique are described.

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