Myocutaneous Flaps and Canthopexy for Repair of Severe Cicatricial Ectropion

  • James Leong
  • Raf Ghabrial


In selected cases, the particular combination of myocutaneous flaps with canthopexy is an effective technique for repair of severe cicatricial ectropion. It incorporates the well-known benefits of myocutaneous flaps with a canthopexy suspension suture, thereby avoiding some of the potential complications of full-thickness horizontal shortening procedures.


Plastic Surgery Excellent Result Lateral Displacement Potential Complication Effective Technique 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • James Leong
    • 1
  • Raf Ghabrial
    • 2
  1. 1.Sydney Eye HospitalUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Sydney Oculoplastic SurgeryUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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