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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Surgical techniques for the treatment of involutional entropion include the lateral tarsal strip procedure [13], the use of transverse everting sutures [1, 14], retractor plication [1,15], transverse lid split [1], and the Wies procedure [14,16].
We describe the case of a woman suffering from right eye involutional lower eyelid entropion and right upper eyelid ptosis, who was successfully treated synchronously for both conditions, by applying the lateral tarsal strip procedure and the levator resection technique.
Many cases of eyelid retraction can be managed with lateral canthoplasty or the lateral tarsal strip procedure. These treat horizontal laxity when vertical forces exist, recurrence is common.
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.