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Entropion

  • Geoffrey J. GladstoneEmail author
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Abstract

Entropion, or inward rotation of the eyelid margin, is an eyelid malposition commonly seen by general ophthalmologists and oculoplastic surgeons. The severe corneal irritation secondary to contact with the lashes and keratinized epithelium of the eyelid skin brings patients in for evaluation promptly. There are four major types of entropion: congenital, acute spastic, involutional, and cicatricial. It is important to define the pathologic process in entropion to plan and achieve successful surgical repair.

Supplementary material

Video 2.1

Epiblepharon repair (MP4 222442 kb)

Video 2.2

Entropion: capsulopalpebral fascia reattachment (MP4 660090 kb)

Video 2.3

Cicatricial entropion repair (MP4 453551 kb)

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Consultants in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic SurgerySouthfieldUSA
  2. 2.Oakland University William Beaumont School of MedicineRoyal OakUSA
  3. 3.Wayne State University School of MedicineDetroitUSA

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