“Simple-Dimple” Lateral Tarsus Fixation

  • William L. Walter


This procedure is useful in entropion repair when there is a small amount of lid laxity that does not warrant a tarsal strip. I will describe a suture- fixation technique that stabilizes the lateral aspect of the tarsus to the firmly attached pretarsal muscle at the lateral orbital rim. I use this technique whenever there is minimal lid laxity.


Public Health Plastic Surgery Fixation Technique Lateral Aspect Lower Edge 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • William L. Walter
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  1. 1.Barnes Hospital, Private Practice, St. Louis Eye ClinicWashington University Medical DepartmentSt. LouisUSA

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