lateral tarsal strip procedure

lateral tarsal strip procedure

a procedure designed to correct lower eyelid malposition due to horizontal lid laxity by shortening it at the lateral canthal end.

lat·er·al tar·sal strip pro·ce·dure

(lat'ĕr-ăl tahr'săl strip prŏ-sē'jŭr)
A procedure designed to correct lower eyelid malposition due to horizontal lid laxity by shortening it at the lateral canthal end.
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Many cases of eyelid retraction can be managed with lateral canthoplasty or the lateral tarsal strip procedure.
A lateral tarsal strip procedure for lower lid correction was done prior to the gold weight implantation.
Three months after an unsuccessful lateral tarsal strip procedure, the patient underwent, under local anaesthesia, surgical correction of paralytic lagophthalmos with a graft obtained from the scapha of the ear.