Ectropion consists in the outwardly turned or sagging lower lid margin which loses contact with the eye globe. Such incorrect position causes an exposure, therefore lack of protection, of the eye surface and, moreover, the difficulty of keeping the tears away from the conjunctival fornice.
The surgery is indicated in cases of:
The clinical exam of the patient must establish the cause, the degree and the extension of the eyelid laxity and the eventual presence of conjunctival scars. The corrective operation is performed to reposition the eyelid, so that in can adhere correctly to the eye globe.
The correction is always surgical and is performed using a variety of techniques, depending on the etiology or originating cause of the ectropion:
Each patient will be guided and advised on the most suitable and cutting-edge surgical treatments, based on the most updated guidelines of the international surgical associations
The operation will be personalized and discussed during the pre-operational interview.
The scars are not visible because the incisions follow the natural lines and creases of the face.
The eyelid gets back into its correct position: the operation attenuates the unpleasant outward turning with a significant reduction of the associated symptoms.
The operation will be personalized to preserve a natural look, to reflect the patient’s personality and the individuality of his/her image, to respect the needs expressed during the pre-surgical interview
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