superior tarsus

(redirected from tarsal plates)

su·pe·ri·or tar·sus

the fibrous plate in the upper eyelid.
Synonym(s): tarsus superior [TA]
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The tarsoligamentous sling consists of the tarsal plates and the canthal tendons.
The posterior lamella includes the tarsal plate and the palpebral conjunctiva.
Hughes flaps, also called tarsoconjunctival bridge flaps, advance the tarsal plate and conjunctiva from the ipsilateral upper eyelid to repair the defect in the lower eyelid (10,11).