Wedge resection of eyelid margin in the treatment of abnormal eyelid margins

A M Putterman
Archives of Ophthalmology 1995, 113 (11): 1458-9
Widened, hypertrophic, erythematous eyelid margins occasionally occur secondary to congenital anomalies or previous surgical procedures. When a full-thickness resection of the eyelid is not possible because of horizontal tightness of the lid, it is possible to excise a wedge of the eyelid margin itself. This procedure was successful in decreasing widened, hypertrophic, erythematous eyelid margins in three patients.

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