This technique is useful to stabilize the medial canthal tendon and prevent medial migration of the lower punctum when performing a lateral tarsal strip for involutional ectropion with marked medial tendon laxity. It is also useful in the treatment of inferior scleral show/ectropion in case of VII nerve palsy, along with a lateral tarsal strip.
KeywordsMattress Suture Orbicularis Muscle Medial Migration Horizontal Mattress Suture Medial Canthal Tendon
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