There are many surgical techniques described in the literature for the correction of cicatricial entropion. (4,7,20,21,22,23) Among these techniques are eyelash resection, anterior lamellar recession, posterior lamellar advancement, eyelid rotation with full-thickness blepharotomy, mucous membrane grafting and tarsal fracture operation.
(13) reported that in cicatricial entropion cases, the success rate of tarsal fracture surgery was 80% in one study and 96.7% in another.
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An operation for atrophic cicatricial entropion of the lower eyelid.