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Eyelid: Hotz-Celsus procedure for entropion

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Contributor(s):

Natasha Mitchell


Introduction

  • Removal of crescent-shaped piece of skin from adjacent to the eyelid margin everts the eyelid, restoring normal anatomical alignment and preventing trichiasis Trichiasis.
  • Objective: alleviate corneal irritation by facial hair (trichiasis) and restore the normal function of the eyelid in tear distribution.

Uses

  • Treatment of anatomical (rather then spastic) entropion Entropion.

Advantages

  • Easy to perform.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

  • Good with precise surgical technique.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Maggs D J, Miller P E & Ofri R (2013)Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology.5th edn, pp 122-125.
  • Gelatt K N & Gelatt J P (2011)Veterinary Ophthalmic Surgery.pp 105-107.

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