foreign bodies can be removed by everting the eyelid and sweeping with a cotton bud.
Occasionally topical or subtarsal
steroids or other immunomodulatory treatments, eg tacrolimus ointment, may be required.
Through a subtarsal
incision conjunctiva was dissected from the underlying lower lid retractor layer, until the inferior fornix.
Orbitozygomatic fractures were exposed using incisions in the gingivobuccal sulcus, subtarsal
approachs to the lower eyelid and through a lateral extension of the supratarsal fold in the frontozygomatic suture.
Common cases of minor trauma include a subtarsal
foreign body and corneal foreign bodies and abrasions.
It may show a staining pattern that can tell a tale, like the gentle linear strokes of a subtarsal
foreign body (FB): There is often a history of "something flying in the eye" while pursuing some outdoor activities or decorating.